Online bachelor's in psychology
Are you ready to lay the foundation for a rewarding career in psychology? Do you have an inquisitive mind that wants to understand why people do what they do?
Concordia's fully online bachelor's in applied psychology takes an interdisciplinary approach to prepare you as a holistic practitioner. By pairing the liberal arts with a faith-based understanding, our psychology program empowers you to care for yourself and others as we navigate the complexity that is the human experience.
New classes begin every 8 weeks.
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Online or virtual? What's the difference?
- Comfort of your own home
- No assigned class times
- 8 week courses
- Work at your own pace
- Flexible course offerings
- Instructor and Academic and Career Advisor support
- Comfort of your own home
- Assigned night of week
- 8 week courses
- Attend class live via Zoom™
- Live professor instruction
- Live classmate interaction
- Academic and Career Advisor support
Why earn your degree in psychology from Concordia?
Your story matters
At Concordia, we care about helping you step forward in your calling in a way that doesn't sacrifice your work-life-school-sanity balance. Our convenient online courses are 8 weeks each, offered in two convenient formats, so you can "attend" class when it works for you.
Our small class sizes allow personalized attention from faculty who care about you and what you're going through. From the moment you fill out the form on this page, throughout your program, you'll be assigned a personal student-success advisor committed to assisting you throughout your program.
You'll learn to take a holistic look at the biological, psychological, and environmental influences and their effects on individuals, learning more about others and yourself in the process. Gain a deeper understanding of human behavior through curriculum exploring
- Lifespan development
- Social psychology and interpersonal communication
- Theories of personality
- Behavior and behavioral disorders
- Criminal psychology
Opportunities exist for you to work with our experienced faculty to accomplish psychological research, data analysis, and learn ethical best practices in the field, all while building your network for your career in psychology.
You'll be able to take advantage of our Academic Resource Center and free counseling for students.
And as a bonus, Concordia graduates are eligible for scholarships on qualifying master's degree programs, meaning you can save both time and money when pursuing your career in psychology at Concordia.
What can I do with a degree in psychology?
At Concordia, we understand your need for a solid foundation in order to build up your future. That's why we are committed to providing a faith-centered, liberal arts education in psychological studies that can be directly applied to your dream career.
Advanced psychology practitioners often need their PhD. or MD, but earning your bachelor's and master's first will set you on the right path, allowing you to enter the workforce and begin seeing a return on your investment while still paving the way for your doctoral degree. Consider the following master's level programs that will tie in nicely with your bachelor's in psychology. The best part? Concordia graduates are eligible to receive scholarships for graduate-level programs. Earning your bachelor's with us lays a solid foundation for your future.
Clincial Social Work
A career in social work can help take your passion for psychology to the next level. Concordia offers both advanced generalist and clinical social work concentrations for our online MSW. Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) can work as private therapists, operating their own mental health businesses, or in a variety of outpatient settings.
Counselors are found in a variety of settings including private practices, schools, and even clinical settings. An online master's degree in counseling enables you to help others with mental health diagnoses, substance abuse disorders, and behavioral issues. Concordia offers pathways for you to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-IT), and if interested you can also obtain your Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC-IT) or Christian Counseling certificates.
Family Life Educator
Do you have a passion specifically for families? Concordia's online master's in family life curriculum is aligned with the requirements of the National Council on Family Relations. This makes our FLE graduates eligible for their certification upon graduation, giving you the credentials you need to advocate for and serve families holistically.