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Online Bachelor of Arts in Social Science

  High-Quality Academics  
  100% Online Flexibility  
  Prior Learning Credits Accepted  
  Personalized  
  Geared to Adult Learners  
  No SAT Required

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Our versatile online B.A. in Social Science is a top choice for students who need a bachelor’s degree to achieve their career goals—quickly, conveniently and affordably. As a stand-alone degree or the academic foundation for post-graduate studies, the online bachelor’s in social science helps students develop essential skills for today’s academic and work environments.

The net value of a college degree over 40 years of employment is $400,000; it is one of the most lucrative investments a person can make.

—College Board Education Pays 2016: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society

Who Can Benefit

Online B.A. in Social Science students typically are career-focused adult learners who are balancing multiple obligations and want to complete their degree with minimal disruption to their life. They come from a range of professional backgrounds, and some may have little or no professional work experience. Most have completed some college coursework but may not have attended college recently.

Program Highlights

Access to Faculty
Our faculty are seasoned educators and accomplished practitioners who understand the needs of adult learners and provide personalized instruction.


Career-Focused Curriculum
Our flexible curriculum can be customized to align fully with your goals.


Personal Support
You are paired with a professional academic advisor who provides one-on-one guidance and support throughout the program.


Advanced Learning Technology
Our interactive online learning platform fosters a comfortable and supportive peer environment for adult learners and helps them develop and hone their technological skills.


Streamlined and Affordable
We accept both transfer and life experience credits, reducing costs and expediting degree completion for many students.


Access to Resources
You benefit from a vast array of online services and resources including:

  • Individual tutoring and other support services through both the University’s Learning Center and Writing Center
  • Access to Adelphi’s Swirbul Library, including librarians who you can text, call or email for help with research papers.

Flexible Admissions
No SAT is required for admission


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About Adelphi University

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and science programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Science, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,200 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.