• Psychology Degree Program (B.S.)
    Kristy Palachios is now pursuing her dream of working as a psychologist after earning her bachelor's degree in psychology at CCU.

    Psychology Degree Program (B.S.)

    The Psychology degree program at Colorado Christian University provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the foundational theories of human nature, explored from a Christian worldview, and challenges students to integrate faith and the study of human behavior in a scholarly environment that fosters critical thinking and creative thinking.

    Graduates are equipped for entry-level positions in business, education, the mental-health field, ministry, governmental agencies, and other areas where a psychology background is either required or enhances the individual's qualifications for employment.

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 120 credit hours (36 in major, 51 in general education, 33 in electives)
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    • Apply up to 31 credits from your prior life and learning experiences
    • Major coursework can be completed over four semesters
    • Prepares graduates for application to CCU's Master of Arts in Counseling program 
    Class Format:

    Classes are typically completed in 5-week blocks.

    Locations:
    Online, Colorado Springs, Denver Tech Center, Grand Junction, Lakewood, Loveland, Northglenn, Sterling
    Tuition:

    $498 per credit hour. See Tuition and Fees for details.

    Details:
    View Course Catalog
    Download Program Brochure (PDF)
  • Focus areas in the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology degree include: social, abnormal, and environmental psychology; interpersonal relationships; research methodology; and integration of psychology and theology.

    Psychology Degree Program Benefits

    • Graduates of the Psychology degree program are academically prepared to apply for admission into the Master of Arts in Counseling program at CCU.
    • Our online psychology degree is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
    • Students take one course at a time with classroom-based courses meeting one night a week for five weeks.
    • Students can complete the coursework online. Internet-based courses run for seven weeks and weekly assignments may be completed around your schedule.
    • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
    • The program is taught in an accelerated format and can be completed in as little as five semesters by attending courses on weeknights or online.
    • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.

    Contact an Enrollment Counselor at the College of Adult and Graduate Studies Center nearest you if you have questions or would like to talk to someone about admission to Colorado Christian University.

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