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: Onsite, 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 onsite format. Onsite courses meet once a week from 6-10 p.m.

    • Program Length: 20-22 months
    • Program Start Date:
      • Online—Monday, Feb. 5, 2018*


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

    Outcomes

    • 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
  • 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.

    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: