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Psychology Associate Degree, A.S.

CCU's Associate of Science in Psychology degree is a two-year program that will provide you with an introduction to the field of psychology. General psychology courses are taught from a Christian worldview, challenging you to integrate faith and the study of human behavior in a scholarly environment that fosters problem-solving and both creative and critical thinking.

Program Focus

Interpersonal relationships; human and group behavior; and the impact of culture, prejudice, and stereotyping

In the associate degree in psychology program, you will also learn about the influence of needs, values, and beliefs. You will examine human development and the psychology of personality from prenatal through late adulthood. And you'll learn how to integrate the science of psychology with biblical truths.

Complete an associate degree in Psychology in two years...or less!

The 60-hour psychology associate degree program can be completed in less than two years, even without any prior coursework. However, you can complete your degree faster if you already have college, military, or technical credits. Find out how many transfer credits you may be able to receive!

What can you do with an associate degree in Psychology?

The Psychology associate degree prepares you for an entry-level position in the field of psychology. Psychology job opportunities and career paths could include mental health case worker, counselor's aides, human service assistants, crisis intervention, family support positions, internships, working with the elderly, and helping people with developmental disabilities.

In addition, the associate degree in Psychology provides a foundation for further education or career advancement if you continue on to complete your bachelor's degree. All 60 credit hours from your CCU Psychology associate degree may be applied to our Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology. If you wish to become a licensed counselor, you will need to complete a master's degree. In fact, CCU's Psychology bachelor's degree provides a direct pathway to our Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

Flexible options and benefits for adult students

  • The associate in psychology program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with part-time or full-time work and family commitments but want to pursue a higher education.
  • CCU's Associate Degree in Psychology is a 100% online program.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field, including areas like developmental psychology, social work, abnormal psychology, social psychology, substance abuse, behavioral sciences, and more.

No matter what degree level you are interested in pursuing, if you have questions regarding our undergraduate or graduate degree programs, admission requirements, or general education courses, fill out the request info form on this page or contact a CCU Online enrollment counselor at 303-963-3311.

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