Why Psychology?

TWU’s BA in Psychology program will prepare you for a professional or academic career in human health services.

Why Psychology?

TWU’s BA in Psychology program will prepare you for a professional or academic career in human health services.

In a world of mounting pressures and uncertainty, there is a need for competent, compassionate professionals who work to bring healing to others.

You don’t have to look very far to see that alleviating human suffering in our world involves complexities and challenges.

TWU’s BA in Psychology will give you an in-depth understanding of human experience and behaviour. You will not only gain a wealth of academic knowledge but also receive training on how to help the individuals you work with to understand themselves and others.

Whether your career goals are in social work, mental wellness, counselling, education, advocacy, or in the corporate sector—or whether you want to pursue graduate studies—the BA in Psychology will give you the preparation you need.

You can complete this interdisciplinary, practical degree fully online on a customized schedule in consultation with your advisor.

Come experience the most flexible degree completion program in Canada.

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts (BA)
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CUSTOMIZED

The degree completion program fits into your busy schedule, setting you up for success within a timeframe that works for you. Our advisors work with you, taking into account your educational and career background, to help you create a customized learning plan to suit your needs, goals and schedule.

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FLEXIBLE

Our uniquely convenient model allows you to finish your program in just 18 months (dependent on incoming transfer credits). Courses run for six weeks at a time, one evening class a week in Langley or Richmond, BC, or Bellingham, WA—or you can take any or all of the courses online. With ongoing start dates throughout the year, you can begin anytime.

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PRACTICAL

Solidify your learning experience by taking it directly into the workplace. Our experienced faculty focus on teaching practical, actionable knowledge—you’ll develop real workplace skills built on a solid academic foundation. Through an engaging adult- learning environment and the practicum component of your degree, what you learn will be immediately applicable in your work and life.

Careers in Psychology

Social and Human Services: Case management, youth and elderly services, social work, government agencies, behaviour disorder, mental health or substance abuse counsellors.

Law: Law enforcement, criminal justice, judicial affairs, court advocate, attorney, paralegal and probation officer.

Health Services: Substance abuse education, community health educator, rehabilitation counselling, recreational therapist and family planning.

Community Services: Community development, environmental advocacy, child welfare and education advocacy, urban planning, and non-profit organizations.

Business: Public relations, human resources, corporate training, media relations, marketing and sales, consumer research, and real estate.