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Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

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

Your major 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 also position you for professional study in business, law, education, medicine, and many other areas. And if you aspire to a career in church ministry, the psychology courses in this program 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 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.

What can I do with a bachelor of science in psychology?

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 - or enter graduate studies to specialize in areas like Clinical Psychology, Counseling, or even Neuropsychology. And with your bachelor’s in psychology, salary and personal fulfillment for the job can be equally rewarding. Career options include:

  • Manager
  • Clinical Counseling
  • School Psychologist
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologist
  • Psychology Teacher (with appropriate certification)

Interested in pursuing a career in the psychology field, perhaps as a psychotherapist, psychiatric technician or church counselor? Want to learn more about how to earn a bachelor’s in psychology? 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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