Associate of Science in Psychology

Understanding one of God’s most complex creations: human beings.

The Psychology associate’s degree at Houghton University will help you gain perspective on your own experiencesDevelop an empathic understanding of others and learn techniques to help people in need.

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Flexible Timeline

With no required class or login times, you can complete your degree when it's convenient for you. You can choose to take classes full- or part-time, allowing you to continue working while going to school.

Grow Your Potential

Take the next step in your education without having to commit to a four-year degree. Use this next level of education to further improve your capabilities, gain marketable credentials and increase your earning potential. An associate's degree can also serve as a solid stepping stone toward a more advanced degree, like a Bachelor's.

I.T. Support

Connect with friendly technical support professionals, throughout the week and at select hours on weekends, via chat, phone or email as you navigate your online courses.

What Will I Learn?

Through Houghton's Associate degree in Psychology, you will:

  • Develop conflict management, ethical reasoning, and critical thinking skills
  • Hone your written, communication and presentation skills for diverse audiences
  • Discover how people think and act and how to help and motivate them
  • Participate in labs with Go Pro technology to be a part of the classroom from anywhere in the world

62 Credits


General Education


Electives and Area of Focus

Degree Requirements

Cost and Affordability


Cost per credit hour


Audit fee per credit hour

2023-24 Academic Year Academic Year
Tuition and fees are subject to change annually. Costs for books are not included.

Application Requirements


Choose a Start Date

May 13, 2024
July 8, 2024
Sept. 2, 2024

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Documents and Supporting Materials

Official college transcripts are required from all institutions attended. Official high school transcripts are required for admission of students who have not attended college and for enrollment of students who have not taken 60 or more college credits.

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