Psychology FAQ

Yes, the degree you earn will be granted by San Francisco State University, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Your degree will be the same as any bachelor’s degree in Psychology granted by SF State.

You must complete 120 units to earn a CSU degree. However, you may transfer in as many as 90 units.

Yes. You may be eligible for conditional admission. If you are conditionally admitted, you will work with an Online Success Coach to evaluate your transcripts and help you determine which classes you need to take.

Students should expect to spend around 15 - 20 hours a week per class on readings, assignments and online discussions.

30 units must be taken in residence.

Students in this program may be eligible for financial aid. See the financial aid page for more information.

Admission decisions are typically made four to six weeks after the final application deadline. Applications will only be reviewed once the complete admissions packet is submitted, including all transcripts and supplemental documents.

Students need to apply to the program to have their transcripts reviewed, so transcripts cannot be pre-reviewed.

Yes. Each student’s transcript will be individually evaluated to see what requirements may have been fulfilled.

Document Readers are required to view documents.