UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program fosters critical and creative thinking by offering theoretical foundations in various subfields of psychology, including experimental, developmental, social, community, personality and clinical psychology. Grounded in the principles, methods, and ethics of psychology as a scientific discipline and as a profession, the curriculum emphasizes the methods by which we accumulate knowledge, as well as the practical application of that knowledge in many areas of human functioning.

Online BA in Psychology Degree Program | Social & Behavioral Sciences

Courses are taught by full-time faculty who are leaders in the field and by part-time faculty who bring a wealth of real-world experience to their teaching. All faculty members are committed to helping students succeed and to providing a personal learning experience.

The B.A. in Psychology program can be completed entirely online. Students can take courses throughout the year with multiple start dates, enabling you to accelerate your degree.

Program Highlights:

  • 100% online
  • Apply anytime
  • One of the most affordable tuitions in the nation
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • Online students receive the same UMass Lowell degree and diploma as on-campus students

Learn More About This Program:

For more information, visit UMass Lowell’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology webpage.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $380
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Undergraduate Degree Application Fee $60
Total for Course** $1,170 ($380 x 3 credits = $1,140 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).


Admission is open to students who have earned a high school diploma or a GED. UMass Lowell's online programs operate on a rolling admissions basis. There is no application deadline, and each application is reviewed as soon as all application materials have been received.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact the Solution Center at 978-934-2000 or TSC@uml.edu to determine eligibility.