Distance learning is now almost entirely online and can be a means to achieve a
higher education while at work or start a family. A large number of psychology
degree programs are available for students who want to earn their education
online. Students who are studying psychology through distance education can earn
associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.
Although some schools elect not to seek accreditation and can still deliver
effective courses, it is worth considering schools listed on the U.S. Government
Department of Education database of Accredited postsecondary institutions and
Programs. Psychology programs at these schools has been considered by U.S.
Secretary of State for Education as a "reliable authority as to the quality of
postsecondary education." A link to the database is included in the References
section at the foot of this article.
University of Phoenix is the second-rated online school as March 2009 according
to collegecrunch.org, who ranked top 25 providers "offer the most thorough and
marketable education." Psychology courses available online from Phoenix also as
an editor pick at getdegrees.com and receive a four out of five stars user
rating. Education-Portal.com lists it as a reputable institution. The psychology
courses offered range from associate to doctoral degree.
University of Phoenix
3157 e. Elwood St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Capella "strives to provide a quality education while maintaining a personal
relationship with their students." Feature psychology courses in the Editor's
pick at getdegrees.com and get a five-out-of-five user rating. The psychology
courses offered include a Bachelor of Science in general psychology and a wide
range of postgraduate qualifications.
225 s. Sixth St., ninth floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Psychology courses available online from Walden University also as an editor pick at getdegrees.com and receive a four-out-of-five star user rating. The range of
online courses available from Walden is exhaustive. They include 10 bachelor's,
masters, 21 13 ph. d. and three post-degree qualifications.
155 Fifth Ave s. Ste ... 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Socialpsychology.org list sites that offer free resources.
Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (or MIT based on
http://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/mit.html) is just one reputable school that provides access
to course resources-audio, video files, notes, and tasks. Yale University also
provides access to a variety of course material and although not leading to a
qualification, the chance to explore the topic of psychology and pursue a first
class course is available at no cost. The Reference section at the bottom of
this article contains a link to these resources.
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