Online Psychology Program
Rivier's online bachelor's degree in psychology will help you fully understand and explore the science of human behavior. You'll develop strong analytical skills, become an effective communicator, and learn to solve problems creatively. This program may be completed entirely online or in a hybrid format that combines both classroom and online instruction. A bachelor's in psychology prepares you to succeed in a number of different career fields immediately after graduation or to pursue graduate study. Rivier University's online psychology degree combines the quality of an established academic program with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. Faculty serve as mentors, helping you choose the career path that suits you best.
Read program requirements and course descriptions in the undergraduate catalog:
B.A. Psychology (online)
Visit the Psychology Department online.
Choose courses that fit your interests to personalize your degree program. With offerings such as Forensic Psychology, Personality Theory, Child Psychology, Drugs and Behavior, Human Sexuality, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Neuroscience, Counseling Theory and Practice and many more, you can focus your studies in ways that fit your personal and professional goals.
Facilities and resources
Regina Library offers access to a large number of electronic journals, databases, full-text articles and other resources via the internet. Library staff are available to answer questions via e-mail, chat or text message to assist with research. The Writing and Resource Center consultants are also available to provide guidance in writing and research. The University also provides 24/7 technical support for Canvas, Rivier's online course management system. Learn more about Canvas.
Jobs and internships
Some job titles and employers of Rivier psychology graduates:
- Assistant Program Director at Greater Lynn Mental Health
- Residential Instructor at Easter Seals
- Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at Wagner Rehab
- Residential Specialist at Manchester Mental Health
- Juvenile Case Worker at Youth Education Employment Services
Many Rivier graduates have gone on to pursue additional education; they hold jobs as counselors, licensed psychologists, case managers, and more. Partnerships with agencies throughout the area provide plentiful internship opportunities. Students have interned at:
- The Child Advocacy Center
- Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter
- Nashua's Senior Activity Center
- Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center
- Nashua District Court Juvenile Justice Services