Begin Your Career or Prepare for Graduate Study

The online bachelor’s in psychology from Virginia Wesleyan University provides the relevant knowledge you need for diverse professional paths including human services, human resources, marketing and more. It can be completed in two years. Our application-based curriculum focuses on the science of psychology, featuring coursework in essential topics like human development, clinical neuropsychology, ethics and cognition. You will learn from expert faculty and gain relevant skills for a variety of careers or further study at the graduate level.

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Empower your future and help others reach their full potential.

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Successful Alumni

More than 92 percent of our alumni are working or in graduate school within 1 year of graduation.

Highly Qualified Faculty

90 percent of our professors have attained the highest degree in their fields.

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Relevant Coursework

Gain practical skills grounded in real-world psychology principles.

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A Schedule That Works for You

With courses under 8 weeks in length and 6 starts a year, you can study on your schedule.

About Us

Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work with 39 majors, 30 minors, and 12 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 14 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. More than 90 percent of Wesleyan's new graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within one year. The state-of-the-art Greer Environmental Sciences Center, Chesapeake Bay Academy, Tidewater Collegiate Academy, and other outstanding facilities and programs serve a vibrant campus community and regional partners in education. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.

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