Online Associate of Arts in Psychology

At Point University, our online psychology program provides foundational knowledge of human behavior, sociology, research, statistics, and writing skills. A degree in psychology is versatile and can serve as a great foundation for many careers.

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Do you enjoy working with people? If so, earning a degree in psychology may be right for you.

Our online Associate of Arts in Psychology degree equips students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with a foundational knowledge of psychology and sociology. Our online psychology courses can help prepare you for entry-level positions in helping professions. You may also continue your studies to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, or Human Relations.


1. Articulate and apply scientific concepts, mathematical concepts, principles and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems.

2. Compare the theories and techniques employed in psychology, sociology, and counseling.

3. Demonstrate an integration of personal strengths and the application of professional standards and principles for helpers.

The online associate in psychology program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in human behavior, sociology and research. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Life, Work, & Ethics of the Helping Professions
  • Personality Theory
  • Educational Psychology

As a completely asynchronous program, the online associate degree in psychology at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are deadlines associated with the online psychology program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 60 credits required for the online associate in psychology degree in two years.

All students enrolled in the associate degree in psychology online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $410 per credit hour*

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2023.

Point’s online associate degree in psychology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Healthcare Specialist
  • Career Counselor
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Market Researcher

The first step to apply for admission is to complete the free application. After you complete your application, an enrollment specialist will work with you to complete your file. Your application file for this program requires:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended schools*
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA**

Want to know more about applying to Point University? Submit your information to be contacted by a member of our team or visit our Support Center for additional information and resources.

*If you have less than 12 transferable college credits when you apply, your official high school transcript or GED certificate is required.
**Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may qualify for “Probationary Admission.”

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Point University offers the psychology program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.


This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.


Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.


Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.


As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.


Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 13-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!