Psychology Program Overview
The University of Texas Permian Basin's online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program provides a broad foundation of psychological science knowledge. This program is:
120 credit hours in total.
Through this intensive online program, you’ll develop the ability to reason about empirical research, write strong, cohesive arguments, and think critically regarding both the theoretical and applied aspects of psychology. With the skills, knowledge, and experience you’ll gain in this program, you can become more competitive in the professional arena.
Affordability: Save on your education with financial aid options and competitively priced tuition.
Flexibility: Complete online coursework on your schedule from anywhere with internet access.
Functionality: Online communication tools ensure your professors and classmates are always within reach.
Careers for BA in Psychology Graduates
An online BA in psychology from The University of Texas Permian Basin provides a solid base of knowledge that can help you thrive in numerous roles, including:
Public Health Professional
Group Therapy Facilitator
Human Resources Professional
Mental Health Worker
Students in our BA in psychology program may be eligible for financial aid. To see if you are eligible for a federal student loan, fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using UT Permian Basin’s school code: 009930 (see studentaid.gov to apply). The priority deadlines for FAFSA are July 15th for fall and November 15th for spring.
Admission Policy and Requirements
In order to prevent delays in processing applications due to COVID-19, students will be reviewed on a holistic basis focusing on the strength of their high school record, overall GPA, grades within the core subjects, dual-credit work, and additional information (resume and/or extracurricular activities, leadership opportunities, and work experience).
While SAT and ACT scores are not required at this time, we recognize the value of standardized tests as a piece of the review process and will consider scores alongside the other required application credentials, if provided.
Transfer Student Admission Requirements
Minimum of 24 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university
GPA of 2.0 or higher in previous college-level coursework
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
Dual-credit high school courses must be included
Incoming Freshman Admission Requirements
If you have completed less than 24 hours of transferable college-level work from a regionally accredited college or university after graduating from high school or receiving your GED, please provide the following:
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (including dual-credit work while in high school)
Official high school transcript showing GPA, class rank, and expected graduation date or GED scores
SAT and/or ACT scores from within the last five years (note: this requirement has been temporarily waived through Fall 2021, but scores will be considered if submitted)
The application fee is $40.
If you are a freshman applicant, you may request a fee waiver when you apply by sending us your official college application fee waiver form provided by the SAT or ACT. You may also request a fee waiver if the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) listed on your Student Aid Report is zero.