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Best Online Bachelor's in Psychology Degree in New England

Develop the research, writing, and interpretive skills and knowledge needed to promote well-being in individuals, communities, and workplaces. As a graduate of our program, you will have abundant job opportunities made available to you. You may choose to pursue a career in marketing, education, or business or work as a psychologist, counselor, or therapist. You will benefit from our renowned faculty, small class sizes and cutting-edge research centers, including the Center for Community Research and Engagement, Women and Work, and the Laboratory for Immigrant Research.

Whether your interest lies in pursuing a certificate or earning a bachelor's or master's degree, we are committed to supporting your success. Our program offers among the most affordable online tuition rates in the nation and allows you to transfer in up to 90-credits, enabling you to complete your degree in just 12-36 months

Explore Psychology Programs at UMass Lowell

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Diversity in the Workplace
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism Studies, M.S.
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Community Social Psychology, M.A.
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Applied Psychology & Prevention Science, Ph.D.
    On Campus | Mix | Online

Why Should You Pursue a Psychology Degree at UMass Lowell?

Number 1

Affordable Tuition

Our online tuition is among the lowest in the U.S. In addition, we provide substantial scholarships, grants, and other financial aid opportunities.
Number 2

Real Faculty. Real Campus. Real Research.

Whether you study online or on-campus, you'll learn from UMass Lowell's world-class faculty in the Department of Psychology, which includes nationally recognized authors, editors of journals, investigators on groundbreaking research, presidents of national organizations and collaborators in the Lowell community.
Number 3

Build Skills in High Demand

Employment of clinical, counseling and school psychologists is growing faster than the average for all other occupations. Projections show job growth for substance abuse, behavioral disorder and mental health counselors will grow by more than 20 percent in the next five years.
Number 4

Stackable Credits

You may apply for credits from our Graduate Certificate program in Applied Behavior Analysis: BCBA 5th Edition toward two master's programs: The M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Studies and the M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis and Education.
Number 5

Global Network of UMass Alumni

Psychology is one of UMass Lowell's most enrolled programs, ensuring a large pool of alumni contacts in Massachusetts and across the country.
Employment of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists is projected to grow 14% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Job growth during this same time period for substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors is predicted to be 23%. Greater demand for psychological services in schools, hospitals, mental health centers, and social service agencies should drive employment growth.*
— U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018