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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 to 22 months.

With a commitment to equipping students for real-world success, this program was ranked No. 13 of Best Accredited Online Psychology Degree Programs.

  • 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 nonprofit, 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
    • Start Date: Aug. 17, 2020 (online)

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

  • Career Opportunities

    Preparing you to analyze and resolve human service needs for diverse populations, this bachelor's program readies you for a variety of 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
    • Other positions in human services organizations

    Admission Requirements

    • Application ($25 fee)
    • Minimum of two years full-time work experience since earning high school diploma or GED (Requirement does not apply to online format)
    • Minimum of 56 transferable credits from an accredited institution
    • Official college and/or military transcripts*
    • CLEP and DANTES transcripts (if applicable)
    • International Students: TOEFL or IELTS score

    *Tip: Send us a transcript release for each college you've attended, and we'll request your transcripts!

  • Cost Breakdown

    A college degree is an investment. Expenses include tuition, a course reservation fee, educational resources and an application fee.

    • Tuition: $480 per credit
    • Educational Resources: $110 per course
    • Application and Reservation Fee: $55
    • Cost Per Three Credit Course: $1,550
    • Total Estimated Cost: $23,785

    Costs for additional elective credits beyond the core program are not included. For more information on the total program cost, review our tuition and fees.

What jobs can I get with a psychology degree?

As you advance your professional development with a bachelor's degree in psychology, your experience will empower you to achieve your unique goals in the social science field and beyond. The interactive graph below pulls data from over 40,000 job sites to show you what employers are looking for and what opportunities this degree can open up for you.

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