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University of Mobile Named #12 Best Affordable Online Bachelor’s Psychology Degree in Nation for Private Colleges

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology has been named #12 in the nation among private colleges for quality and affordability by Best Degree Programs, an online college resource guide.

The listing for “30 Best Affordable Online Bachelor’s in Psychology Degrees from Private Colleges 2017-2018” is at

UM’s online psychology degree is offered through the Christian university’s Alabama College for Online Studies at It is one of many courses of study in the UM College of Arts and Sciences.

The ranking was created by consulting the NCES College Navigator database to identify private non-profit colleges and universities offering online Bachelor’s in Psychology degree programs. The top schools were selected from those with rankings or recognition by major publications such as U.S. News & World Report, according to Jamie Agamalian, manager for online communications at

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 college rankings named UM #1 for veterans and #5 overall among regional colleges in the South. The university was also named a “Best Value” school based on academic quality and value.

“Using our practiced and time-proven expertise, Best Degree Program’s mission is to share quality information to help students find the right type of degree program and college or university to fit their career interests,” Agamalian said.

The Alabama College for Online Studies at University of Mobile offers degree options that are affordable, with flexible class schedules designed specifically for working adults. Areas of study including nursing, education, ministry and psychology.

For information about online degrees at University of Mobile, visit or call the Alabama College for Online Studies at 251.442.2287.


About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist with a strong background in strategic communications, feature writing/story-telling, copywriting and editing. She serves as assistant vice president for university communications. Kathy joined the University of Mobile marketing/public relations staff in 1993 and has earned awards for writing, public relations and advertising, including twice receiving the grand prize for feature writing from the Baptist Communicators Association. She serves on the board of the John M. Will Scholarship Foundation, awarding scholarships to promising student journalists; and is a member of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, Baptist Communicators Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Kathy lives in Daphne with her husband, Chuck, who earned his M.B.A. from University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.

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