Associates of Arts in Psychology Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Mar 16, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Invest in Your Future Career with Liberty’s Online Associate Degree in Psychology

Liberty’s associate degree in psychology is conveniently offered 100% online. Our psychology program is an excellent option for students wanting to enter the human services field and are just beginning their college career. You will start your associate degree in psychology with foundational general education classes and introductory psychology courses focusing on all phases of human growth and development.

As an online psychology degree student, you will also study personality types to understand yourself and others better. The more you understand how people grow and think at every age, the more you will be able to act with compassion, wisdom, and understanding. After graduation, many of the students in our associate degree in psychology program choose to further their education with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Let us help you take the next step towards a rewarding career helping others by equipping you with a degree in psychology.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Associate Degree in Psychology? 

Liberty proudly offers an affordable and flexible online associate degree in psychology program. Unlike most colleges, Liberty teaches scientific facts and concepts in psychology through the lens of a Christian worldview. Our online psychology courses will be fascinating and useful for students like you that love learning about why people do what they do. Liberty’s Department of Psychology exists to provide you with the knowledge and skills required for the development of a biblically integrated, evidenced-based psychological understanding of humankind focused on practical application and research.

Your passion for helping people is important to the faculty at Liberty. Study with us to learn from professors who share that same passion. They have experience as licensed clinical psychologists, vocational rehabilitation counselors, clinical counselors, crisis intervention specialists, and just about every specialty the field of psychology touches in both a clinical and administrative setting. Learn from their vast years of experience and knowledge as you train for your own career in human services!

What Will You Learn in Our Associate Degree in Psychology Online Program?

Liberty University’s 100% online associate degree in psychology is perfect if you want to start a career in psychology or even if you simply want an introduction to the field. This program will explore the psychological similarities and differences between people and the roles that gender, race, ethnicity, culture, and class play in affecting human perspectives and experiences.

Students can also choose to specialize in Christian counseling to gain a better understanding of the multifaceted aspects of Christian counseling.

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you through every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates, and no set login times
  • Potential college credit for military training

Potential Career Options with an Associate Degree in Psychology

  • Administration
  • Advocacy
  • Case management
  • Community relations
  • Mental health services
  • Programming

Benefits of the Online Associate Degree in Psychology Program

  • By earning your associate degree in psychology from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 years  ̶  and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • You can study a variety of exciting elements of psychology and learn how people think, feel, and grow.
  • You can complete the online associate degree in psychology in less than 2 years.
  • As a Liberty student, you will benefit from networking opportunities with other professionals in the program from around the country.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admission-related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.