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Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

You have the gift of understanding those around you – hone it with a degree in Psychology. Use it to help heal, mediate, and provide guidance for those in need.

A bachelor's of arts or a bachelor's of science in psychology will help you prepare for entry-level positions in a wide variety of human-service fields as well as for graduate school. It can position you for graduate study in psychology, counseling, social work, business, law, education, medicine, and many other areas. And if you aspire for a career in church ministry, the psychology courses at University of the Cumberlands can give you an understanding of the intricate working relationship with others, and the counseling skills you will acquire will be invaluable to your work.

Our Bachelor's in Psychology faculty members share an interest in psychology and a dedication to teaching, but their backgrounds and their professional specializations differ greatly. For you, that means having the opportunity to learn from and interact with a dynamic group of people who not only bring fresh ideas but also real-world understanding to their teaching.


With the solid foundation, your Bachelor of Science in Psychology provides in critical thinking and people skills, you’ll be well prepared to pursue a variety of careers from marketing to management.  There are many career options for those wanting to start work after completing a bachelor of science in psychology. For example, graduates could pursue careers in:

  • Case Management
  • Childcare Worker
  • Probation/ Parole Officer
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Sales

Our bachelor of science in psychology degree also prepares you to pursue graduate study.  Our graduates may pursue graduate degrees in areas like Clinical Psychology, Counseling, School Psychology, Social Work, Neuropsychology, Social Psychology, Sport Psychology, Education, Occupational Therapy, or Speech/Language Therapy. Some of our psychology graduates have also gone on to Medical or Law School.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

Interested in pursuing a career in the psychology field, perhaps as a mental health counselor, psychiatric technician, or clinical psychologist? Want to learn more about how to earn a bachelor’s in psychology? Want to learn more about our test-optional college admissions process? We’re here to help. Wherever God guides you, make sure you have the tools to help His people with a Degree in Psychology from University of the Cumberlands!

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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.