Real-World Experience for Ongoing Success

Develop your skills in psychology and reach your career goals with the University of West Alabama’s online bachelor’s in psychology. This program emphasizes experimental methodology and statistical training while encouraging students to gain real-world experience through research and independent projects. Because this program is delivered online, you can study on your schedule as you learn from one of Alabama’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Do something that matters with a degree from UWA.


  • PY 100 General Psychology
  • PY 200 History and Systems
  • PY 300 Experimental Psychology
  • PY 355 Learning and Motivation
  • PY 370 Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • PY 480 Psychology Seminar


  • PY 490 Psychology Research Project
  • Psychology Electives

Pursue Your Dream Job

An online psychology degree from the University of West Alabama can prepare you for a wide variety of employment opportunities. In a convenient and flexible online environment, you can gain the knowledge and skills needed for success.

10 percent
projected growth for social science occupations
median annual wage for life, physical and social science occupations

Potential Careers

Career Median annual wage
Substance abuse counselor $42,150
Psychiatric technician $28,670
Human resources specialist $59,180
Marriage and family therapist $49,170
School counselor $54,560
Forensic science technician $56,750

Benefits of Attending UWA Online:


    Earn an online degree on your schedule with personal support from application to graduation

  • Competitive Tuition

    Join the 80 percent of UWA students who receive some type of financial aid


    Benefit from UWA’s generous credit transfer policy


    Learn from scholars and practitioners to build the skills and knowledge you need to succeed

About Us

UWA is located in the heart of Livingston on the western border of the state. As one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges in Alabama, we’ve been helping students pursue their dreams and goals since 1835. Join more than 3,500 online learners and take advantage of our tradition of excellence with our flexible online programs.