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Explore the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree at NMSU Global Campus

Do you find the human mind fascinating?

With our 100% online Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at New Mexico State University, you will explore 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.

NMSU Global Campus students can major in Psychology as an area of emphasis in a well-rounded liberal arts program, as well as in preparation for graduate-level study and/or professional careers in Psychology.


Degree type: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

College: College of Arts and Sciences

Department: Psychology

Delivery format: 100% online

Program Roadmap: Review Online Catalog

Cost per credit hour:  

  • Undergraduate online: $395.40*† 
  • Active Military online: $250*† 

Accredited by: NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

*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.

†For on-campus students, find tuition and fees here.

Program Highlights and Learning Outcomes

Psychology majors at New Mexico State University Global Campus 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.

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:

  • Advanced study in Psychology
  • Business
  • Education
  • Government 
  • Law
  • Parenting

Scholarships and Financial Aid

NMSU helps to keep your tuition costs affordable. But if you need financial help, NMSU is ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education to earn your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree.

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 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.

Contact Financial Aid

Phone: 1-888-729-6678

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