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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Study the Human Mind

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Versatile Degree

This program will prepare you for meaningful work in a wide array of professional fields.

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100% Online

Flexible, online classes make it easier to reach your goals while balancing work and family life.

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Scholarships Available

Get up to 100% of tuition covered with the New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship.*

Unlock the Mysteries of Human Behavior

Do you find the human mind fascinating? With the 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program at NMSU Global Campus, you can delve into the complexities of human behavior and thinking, build problem-solving skills, and develop the interpersonal and writing skills you will need to succeed in any profession.

In your courses, you’ll have the opportunity to explore how the brain works, how and why emotions affect us, how we learn, the varied reasons why humans do what we do, and how to use the methods of science to find answers to questions about human thought and behavior.

Many of our psychology alumni get careers in government, business, and industry settings. With this degree, you will also be well prepared to continue your studies in graduate school programs such as psychology, medical school, law school, and MBA programs.

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Career Pathways

As a psychology major at NMSU Global Campus, you will gain knowledgeable insights into yourself and the world that will help you succeed beyond earning your psychology degree. Become well equipped for successful careers in many fields, including:

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Government
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Psychiatry
  • Research
  • Social Work
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“As an 18 year old, I found NMSU to be one of the most inviting campuses — rich in student life yet equally involved in academics. As a 36 year old, I am looking forward to coming full circle with NMSU and graduating as an Aggie forever.”

Stephanie M., Class of 2024

As a psychology major at NMSU Global Campus, you will experience rich opportunities to learn:

  • How the brain works, how and why emotions affect us, how we learn, and the varied reasons why humans do what we do.
  • How to use the methods of science to find answers to questions about human thought and behavior.
  • Enhance knowledge for any career that involves extensive social interaction and designing solutions to people-related problems.

Program Credits: 120 credits
Cost Per Credit Hour: $395.40**
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250
College: Arts and Sciences

The BA in Psychology program consists of 120 credits. To earn this degree, you need to complete all University degree requirements, which include General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits, with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above.

Sample Courses Credits
PSYC 1110G: Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 301: Introduction to Psycholinguistics 3
PSYC 302: Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 317: Social Psychology 3
PSYC 321: Psychology of Personality 3
PSYC 340: Cognitive Psychology 3
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Developmental coursework will not count toward the degree requirements and/or elective credits but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

At NMSU Global Campus, we strive to offer competitively priced tuition to keep your tuition costs affordable. If you need financial aid, we’re ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU and NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

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Phone: 1-888-729-6678
Email: onlineFA@nmsu.edu

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**For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.