Online B.A. degree

The B.A. in Psychology is offered in an online format. Students may complete the Individualized Concentration online. The individualized concentration is intended to give students the flexibility to obtain a general background in Psychology (degree requirements).

Admission to the online program is competitive. The online B.A. program has a separate admission process. The number of students admitted each term is limited by enrollment capacity. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis for the fall and spring semesters. The admissions criteria include:

  1. a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale), and
  2. a minimum of 30 semester hours of undergraduate coursework.

To apply, applicants are also required to present a rationale for pursuit of the online degree format as well as discuss their access to the Internet and their possession of relevant technological/computer skills.

Preference for admission will be given to applicants who:

  1. Effectively demonstrate they are unable to attend on campus classes because of distance, work or care giving issues, or other circumstances that are incompatible with regularly scheduled on-ground class offerings.
  2. Have either completed at least 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or earned an Associate’s degree.
  3. Complete the application process by March 15, 2017 for enrollment in the fall 2017 semester.
  4. Have completed the following courses at the time of application: Introductory Psychology, English Composition I & II, Mathematics general education.

Review for entry to the UIS online B.A. is a two-part process:

  1. Applications are first evaluated by the UIS Admissions Office for fulfillment of University requirements.
  2. The application file is then sent to the online B.A. Program for online degree admission consideration.

Apply to UIS online Psychology program.