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Office of Professional Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is a dynamic social science degree that systematically investigates human behavior and experience. 

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Program Format for the Bachelor’s degree in Psychology

Full-time, 24-Month, Evenings

  • Affordable tuition includes all books and meals
  • Six 15-week terms held over 24 months
  • Scholarships to help make your degree more affordable.
  • Classes are held in the evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays and every other Saturday morning (no Saturday classes in the summer)
  • Hybrid courses combine on-campus classes with online learning
  • Schedule includes three courses during the fall and spring terms, and two courses during the summer term
  • Internship opportunities for credit which build your skills and your resume
  • Financial aid opportunities
  • Ongoing academic advising and support.

Throughout the program, you will take classes and complete your degree with the same group of students. You’ll learn with (and from) each other, grow as a community, and create relationships that extend far beyond the classroom.

This is an accelerated offering that provides a high level of personalized support and service, every step of the way. The program offers convenience and flexibility to meet your needs and schedule. This 24-month program accommodates students who have completed an associate’s degree (or the equivalent of 61-68 credits) in psychology or a related field.

About the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Through course work and research activities, you will join with the faculty in building a comprehensive and critical understanding of what it means to be human.

The knowledge, skills and abilities developed through the study of psychology at Merrimack College will provide you with a solid foundation for pursuing graduate study and/or work opportunities in psychology and related disciplines such as:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Child/Pediatric Counseling
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Art and Music Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Human Resources

Admission requirements 

Applicants must hold an associate’s degree (or its equivalent of 61-68 credits) in psychology or a related field. If you are uncertain about meeting these requirements, please call us at 978-837-3563 and we can answer any questions you have.  If English is not your primary language, you will be required to submit proof of English language proficiency.

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