B.A. in Psychology:
Counseling Foundations

Understanding the human mind and human behavior is vital for exploring, evaluating and solving today’s social concerns.

Bay Path’s major in Counseling Foundations exposes students to the latest theories and research through relevant, high-quality courses. It is an unconventional program that can be completed entirely online through The American Women’s College of Bay Path University.

As a student in the program, you will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of human motivation, cognition and perception, as well as an appreciation for the mind-body connection
  • Explore advanced mental health theories and behavioral research methods
  • Analyze, design, implement and evaluate problems and solutions related to human behavior and interaction, counseling foundations, legal and ethical concerns, intervention and assessment, and human dynamics
  • Understand how to recognize normal physical, social, cognitive and moral development, as well as identify the etiology of abnormal development
  • Learn how to prepare manuscripts and/or research projects using the APA writing format
  • Demonstrate awareness of the variety of treatments available for psychological disorders
  • Apply skills learned in the classroom and fieldwork experience to communicate a personal philosophy and value system appropriate to a career in psychology

Fill out the form on the right to find out how you can join the many women working together to earn their undergraduate degree at The American Women's College Online of Bay Path University. We look forward to getting to know you better!


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Flexible and Accommodating

  • Designed for busy adult women who may have to juggle family and job responsibilities

  • Online classes allow you log in whenever you have time available for coursework

  • On-campus Saturday classes in Massachusetts for those who prefer in-person learning

  • Full- and part-time enrollment options available

Supportive and Affordable

  • Educator coaches are ready to help you through academic and other challenges

  • Our innovative Social Online Universal Learning (SOUL) program makes the adult college experience more supportive and successful

  • Our flat tuition rate allows you to budget for college without surprises


1) Established in 1897 and located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Bay Path University is an independent, not-for-profit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

2) Take our six-week, accelerated courses part-time - or full-time so you can finish even faster!

3) Our award-winning, innovative SOUL technology personalizes your learning and accelerates your college success.

4) Our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders (WELL) program helps you develop career management skills so you can target and land the job you want.

5) A whopping 95% of recent graduates of The American Women's College of Bay Path University said they would recommend their program of study with us to others!

The American Women's College is part of Bay Path University, a non-profit leader in women's education for 117 years

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Bay Path University among the fastest-growing private baccalaureate institutions nationwidee

98% of our American Women's College online graduates would recommend their program of study to others

Tuition at The American Women's College is 62% lower than the national average for private college tuition - 69% lower if you qualify for our military discount

Bay Path University enrolls more adult women students age 25 and older than all of the other women's colleges in Massachusetts combined