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Online Bachelor's in Psychology

Prepare for Your Future in Psychology or Social Services

Gain a deep understanding of the human experience and serve others in your career with this 100% online program.

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  • Duration As Few as 2 Yrs
  • Cost per Credit $470
  • Credit Hours 120

Program Benefits

  • Explore how humans think, feel, and behave in individual and group contexts.
  • Experience a faith-based approach to learning
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • No application fee or ACT/SAT scores required

Develop Skills for Professional Success

The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Greenville University prepares students for success in human and social services careers. Through a collaborative, learning environment, you will explore how humans think, feel, grow, learn, and make decisions.

Greenville University’s online psychology degree takes a faith-based approach to learning, emphasizing the intersection of Christian belief and science. As a graduate, you will have a solid foundation for pursuing a career in the social science field or applying for graduate school in areas of clinical or counseling psychology, basic or applied research, social work, pastoral counseling, and related fields.”.

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B.S. Psychology Curriculum

Greenville University’s B.S. in Psychology curriculum integrates faith and scientific inquiry, exploring important questions about the human experience. Topics include counseling, psychopathology, statistics, clinical methods, personality, social, research methods, and more.

Coursework in the psychology degree online program combines theoretical and practical knowledge, so you learn to think critically and scientifically about your professional practice.

Curriculum Details

Program Outcomes

When you complete this program, you’ll be able to:

Career Outlook

When you earn your psychology degree online from Greenville University, you will be prepared for many career paths in human and social services. Employment in these kinds of roles is expected to grow much faster than the national average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Possible career paths include those in research, counseling, case management, probation, and mental health. If you choose to pursue graduate study, you can also become a clinical or counseling psychologist, basic or applied researcher, college instructor, and more.

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Admission Requirements

To apply for the online psychology degree from Greenville University, you’ll need:

Admission Requirements

Tuition Details

This program is $470 per credit hour and includes 120 credits. To finish your degree faster and for a lower cost, you can transfer up to 90 credits to the psychology degree online program.

Greenville University is proud to offer high-quality online degrees with competitive tuition. We will work with you to ensure that your educational dreams are within reach.

Tuition and Fees

Faculty Spotlight

Eric Watterson

Dr. Eric Watterson, Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology; Dean of Assessment and Institutional Research; Assistant Chief Academic Officer

Eric holds a PhD and MS in developmental psychology from Saint Louis University, an MS in family studies from the University of Kentucky, an MDiv from Asbury Theological Seminary, and a BA in psychology from Greenville University.

He teaches in-seat and online courses in the Psychology department, supervises student research projects, and provides research support to students in many programs across campus. As Dean of Assessment, he manages the institutional assessment efforts that demonstrate GU is effectively fulfilling its mission to educate students for lives of character and service.

Learn From Psychology Experts

Greenville University’s distinguished and caring faculty bring relevant knowledge to the online classroom, so you learn valuable skills for your chosen career path. They are here to offer one-on-one encouragement and guidance as you complete your psychology degree.

Why Online?

Study in a format that fits your life with our flexible and convenient online programs. Online learners receive personal support from application to graduation and experience the same academic rigor as on-campus students.

Online Learning Benefits

Financial Aid

Your education is an investment in your future. With our competitive tuition and transfer credit options, you can make your degree affordable. Learn more about federal aid, military benefits, and scholarships to fund your studies.

Tuition and Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

Our dedicated admissions team is here to help. If you have additional questions that aren’t covered here, contact us or call (855) 582-1233.

When you transfer the maximum number of credits, you can complete the online B.S. in Psychology program in just one to two years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The estimated tuition for the B.S. in Psychology major is $14,100. You can review all tuition costs here.

You can transfer up to 90 previously earned credits into the online B.S. in Psychology program. Students who transfer the maximum amount of credits can complete the degree in just one to two years. Learn more about our admission policy on the program admissions page.

When you complete the B.S. in Psychology degree, you will be prepared for psychology careers in research, case management, rehabilitation, and more. You can also pursue additional study at the graduate level.

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