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If you’re working full time but always wanted your bachelor’s degree, consider the Working BA in Psychology from Centenary University! This fully online, accelerated 120-credit program allows a student to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 1-3 years. Graduates learn the foundation of psychology that will fully prepare you for gainful employment in your career, and/or a good basis for acceptance into a Master’s program in Psychology.

The student receives one-on-one attention from their professors and advisors. Students can take advantage of weekly, non-mandatory meetings with the professors of each class. Professors have office hours that are specific for each course. You will also have access to professors if you want to conduct independent research. It’s not ‘education on your own’ – it’s education with the full support of Centenary University faculty and advisors, wellness center, career development, and the broad network of relationships that come from attending Centenary University.

The program is an accelerated program (8 weeks per course) with asynchronous, online classes plus one hour of office hours that will provide the student contact, clarity, and support. The classes all have recorded lectures as well as reading assignments. Students can take four classes per semester (up to 16 credits).

This 120-credit program can be achieved in 3 years full-time or 1.5 years for transfer students.


The Working B.A. in Psychology program is an accelerated program (8 weeks per course) comprised of asynchronous, online classes with one hour of office hours. The classes all have recorded lectures as well as reading assignments. You can take up to four classes per semester (up to 16 credits).

Graduating students will be eligible to pursue careers including mental health positions, residential staff, HR employees, case workers, support staff, research assistants, advertising, probation, parole, career counselors, sales representatives, or customer relations professionals.


  • Only $500/credit for working professionals
  • Transfer up to 70 credits where eligible
  • Eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (earn credit for what you know!)
  • Accelerated, 8-week courses
  • Entirely online
  • Direct online access to faculty with business experience


  • Verification of employment via a letter on employer stationery indicating a workload of 32 hours or more per week
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • High school transcripts
  • Prior college transcripts

Centenary University Advantages

Our academic programs feature rigorous and relevant curricula. Courses are taught by faculty who are leaders in their respective fields.

We offer 100% online options and flexible schedules so you can progress through your program at your own pace—however your schedule dictates.

Our tuition is among the lowest available for bachelor’s degrees.

Courses start every eight weeks, so you can apply today and start right away. Choose how quickly to finish your degree.

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Financial Aid

Being able to pay for attending college is no easy task. Located in the Seay Building, the Office of Financial Aid offers assistance to you so that you have the financial resources to focus on your education.

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