Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

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

The following video showcases the high-level of faculty involvement, schedule flexibility and affordability of the full-time, 24-month Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program in Psychology at Merrimack.  


Program Format 

Full-time, 24-Month, Evenings

  • Affordable tuition includes all books and meals
  • Six terms over 24 months
  • Evening, hybrid, online and on-campus courses
  • Scholarships to help make your degree even more affordable.
  • Classes are held in the evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays and every other Saturday morning (no Saturday classes in the summer)
  • Schedule includes three courses during the fall and spring terms, and two courses during the summer term
  • Career services and counseling
  • 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 program 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 degree completion program is for 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

With your Bachelor’s in psychology, you can choose a variety of career options, such as:

  • Child and Family Welfare - Juvenile Justice Officer
  • Counselor
  • Human Resources Associate
  • Psychology Research Associate
  • Therapeutic Training and Support Worker

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 contact Erika Rinaldi at 978-837-5484 or 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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