Why ODU for an Online Psychology Program?

Our online psychology program offers a well-rounded education. It begins with general psychology and includes courses in quantitative methods and experimental design. You can select coursework from a broad range of topics.

You will gain skills to refine your analytical thinking and improve employee interactions.

ODU can also prepare you for advanced studies with courses in clinical or industrial/organizational psychology.

When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science with a major in psychology.

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Ranked #34 (tie)

Best Online Bachelor's in Psychology, 2023
- U.S. News & World Report

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ODU's psychology program—a world of possibilities

While many graduates use their undergraduate psychology program as a building block for a graduate degree, that's not always the case.

Psychology courses will prepare you for a wide variety of fields outside of a clinical setting. Successful graduates have gone on to work in:

  • K-12 schools or higher education
  • Social work
  • Human resources
  • Sales
  • Management or business
  • Marketing and advertising

Get Guaranteed Admission at Old Dominion University

We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between these select colleges and Old Dominion University.

Required Courses

To earn a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This bachelor’s program requires 120 total credit hours.

Talk with our enrollment team to determine how your credits will transfer. The sample curriculum can serve as a guide for planning your course of study.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers in Psychology

With a major in psychology, you can continue your education by pursuing a graduate degree, or you can apply your knowledge immediately in fields such as:

  • Social work
  • Probation and corrections
  • Human resources
  • Education
  • Public relations
  • Recreational therapy

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$374 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2022 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

This program is available completely online, which means you can apply to ODU as a freshman.

Already have college credits? Before you apply, our enrollment team can provide a free transfer evaluation to see how your credits will transfer to ODU.

No matter where you're starting, we'll help you succeed from application to graduation.

Get Guaranteed Admission to ODU

ODU has partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. 

Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.

Meet Your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

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