Psychology B.A. Adult

The Psychology B.A. major at Avila

You’ll graduate with an understanding of human behavior that will help you thrive in an increasingly diverse workforce. Designed for working students, parents, and caregivers who are interested in a flexible degree program, you’ll earn your degree at the pace of your life. Along the way, you’ll develop your interpersonal, analytic, research and writing skills, key proficiencies in any career.

You’ll learn:

  • Psychological knowledge and application
  • Scientific reasoning and research skills
  • Professional and personal values consistent with psychology as a discipline
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional and career development

From help with admissions, financial aid, academic advising, and through the challenges of daily life, our student support services are here to help see you through graduation.

Take advantage of Avila’s highly accomplished faculty and flexible continuing education options to find the right path for you. Classes start every eight-weeks and are offered in a mix of online, evenings, and weekend-intensive formats.

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EARN YOUR DEGREE AT THE SPEED OF LIFE. Eight-week sessions keep you moving and on track, to graduation with the flexibility that working students need for success.
Are you interested in psychology?
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Be Prepared for Your Career

Working adults not only leave our program prepared academically, but they also benefit from the network of connections of their instructors. Your classes will be lead by professionals who are still active in their fields. Small class sizes. Interactive and collaborative courses. You’ll find your mentor here.

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Avila Psychology B.A. graduates have pursued careers as:

  • Business
  • Human Resources
  • Education
Avila Psychology B.A. graduates have the skills to work in a wide variety of industries:
  • Healthcare
  • Corporate
  • Non-profit

Learning Commons

Located in the Hooley-Bundschu Library, this cutting-edge space is complete with flexible study areas, meeting rooms, and the latest technology. Dedicated lounge areas and access to our substantive on-site holdings mean you don’t have to compromise while you’re studying for that next exam.

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Student Success Center

If you need assistance in the classroom, navigating your major, or a counselor, Avila’s Student Success Center is here to help. Your success is what makes Avila special and the SSC is here to help you transition into college and assist you throughout your college career.


Avila University Advantage Institute for Professional Studies, Blasco Hall
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145 / 816-501-2400

Ann Dorrell, Admission Advisor, Avila Advantage
P: 816-501-2945 / E:

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