Programs Designed for Your Budget and Schedule.

Reach your career goals in psychology or counseling with an online degree from the University of West Alabama. Choose from programs in fields such as experimental psychology, clinical mental health counseling, family counseling and more, all in a flexible online environment from one of Alabama’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Experience a personalized education designed to help you achieve your dreams, on your schedule and at an affordable cost.

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Online Psychology and Counseling Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science
    •  Psychology
  • Master of Science
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Experimental Psychology
    • Experimental Psychology: Clinical Psychology
    • Experimental Psychology: Health & Sports Psych
    • Family Counseling
    • Guidance and Counseling
  • Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education
    • Counseling and Psychology Option

Pursue Your Dream Job

An online psychology or counseling degree from the University of West Alabama can prepare you for exciting career opportunities. When you graduate, you can pursue positions in counseling, research, education and other industries. You’ll also be ready to advance your education and earn a PhD or master’s degree. In a convenient and flexible online learning environment, you can gain the knowledge and skills needed for success.

Potential Careers

Mental Health Counselor

School Counselor

Family Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Research Assistant

You’ve Always Known you were destined to do more

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 3,000 online learners and take advantage of our tradition of excellence with our flexible online programs.