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Students in Cornerstone University's Bachelor of Science in Psychology program develop leadership, analytical, and problem-solving skills as well as best practices in psychology within a Christian framework. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is a 46 credit-hour program that students can expect to complete in 20-22 months.

  • Overview

    • School: Adult & Graduate Studies
    • Division: Social Science
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
    • Format: Onsite, Online
    • Location: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing
  • Quick Facts

    • Program Length: 20-22 months
    • Delivery Format: Onsite and online
      • Accelerated cohort model
      • Flexible, convenient learning options
      • On-site courses meet 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    • Total Program Credit Hours: 46
    • Program Start Date: Cohorts begin periodically throughout the year. Speak with an enrollment counselor today to learn more.
    • Application Deadline: Rolling admission


    • New Skills and Proficiencies: Your program will prepare you to analyze and resolve human service needs for diverse populations, equipping you with an emphasis on the universal appliacbility of the disicipline of psychology.
    • Career Opportunities: Psychiatric technician, child care worker, social worker, volunteer services coordinator, mental health worker, research associate, counselor, case management and rehabilitation specialist
  • Admission Requirements

    • Submission of a completed application and non-refundable $25 application fee
    • Minimum of 2 years of full-time work experience since high school
    • Minimum of 56 transferrable, college-level credit hours from an accredited institution
    • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities: Send a completed transcript release form for each college you've attended to the PGS enrollment team, and we'll request your transcripts.
    • CLEP and DANTES transcripts (if applicable)
    • Copy of official military transcripts (if applicable)

    English Language Proficency

    Students whose primary language is not English must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score.

    For admission to Cornerstone University's Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program, you must achieve one of the following minimum scores:

    • Paper-based TOEFL test: 550
    • Computer-based TOEFL test: 213
    • Internet-based TOEFL test: 79-80
    • Minimum IELTS score: 6.5
  • Tuition Costs and Financing

    A college degree is an investment. To understand the total estimated cost for the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, review a breakdown of expenses:

    • Application Fee: $25
    • Tuition Cost: $410 per credit hour
    • Technology Fee: $40 per course
    • Resource Fee: $125 per course
    • Reservation Fee: $30
    • Total Estimated Cost: $21,390

    Cornerstone University's commitment to offer you a competitively priced degree means that we partner with you to ensure its affordability. Preview our step-by-step financial aid checklist.

    Graduate Degree Programs

    Earning your next degree is attainable. Upon completion of your Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree, you may apply to join a master's program cohort:

Program Courses and Catalog

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree requires completion of the following courses:

  • IDS-302 Principles of Self-Management (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • ENG-119 Professional Writing (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • COM-211 Professional Communication (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • IDS-402 Christian Foundations in Psychology—Issues and Ethics (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-447 Current Trends and Specialties in Psychology (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-241 Introduction to Psychological Theories, History and Systems (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-332 Multicultural Counseling (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-335 Life Span Development Psychology (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-354 Research Methodology and Statistics (4 credit hours, 8 weeks)
  • PSY-423 Psychopathology (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-441 Physiological Psychology (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-446 Introduction to Relationships in Psychology (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-421 Theories in Counseling (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-452 Techniques in Counseling (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)
  • PSY-455 Psychology Capstone (3 credit hours, 5 weeks)

For course descriptions and graduation requirements, view the 2016-17 Professional & Graduate Studies Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

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Your Next Step

Join a cohort of working professionals on the path toward your undergraduate degree and career advancement. To begin, submit your application now or schedule an appointment with an enrollment counselor.

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