Serving matters.

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: On campus, Online
    • Location: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo
  • Convenient Format

    As a non-profit, Christ-centered university, we strive to provide an accessible education that fits your needs.

    Take courses in a way that's easy for you with classes offered in a 100% online or on-campus format. On-campus courses meet once a week from 6-10 p.m.

    • Program Length: 20-22 months
    • Program Start Date:*
      • Kalamazoo—Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

    *You may qualify to enroll at an alternate time. Call 800.947.2382 to speak with an enrollment counselor.


    • 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 applicability of the discipline of psychology.
    • Career Opportunities: Psychiatric technician, child care worker, social worker, mental health worker, child and family ministry leader, case management and rehabilitation specialist, volunteer services coordinator and other positions in human services organizations
  • Admission Requirements

    • Application ($25 fee)
    • Minimum of 2 years of full-time work experience since high school
    • Minimum of 56 transferable, 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 Proficiency

    If your primary language is not English, you must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score.

    For admission to Cornerstone'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
  • Cost Breakdown

    A college degree is an investment. To understand the total estimated cost for the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, visit our tuition and fees page or review the breakdown of expenses:

    • Tuition: $450 per credit
    • Educational Resources: $125 per course
    • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

    • Cost Per Three Credit Course: $1,475
    • Total Estimated Cost: $22,630*

    *Costs for additional elective credits beyond the core program are not included.

    Graduate Degree Programs

    Earning your next degree is attainable.

    Our Bachelor of Science in Psychology alumni regularly gain admission to graduate-level programs in related fields such as psychology and social work.

    Upon completion of your B.S. in Psychology degree, there are several master's programs available to you at Cornerstone: