Counseling Psychology, B.S.

Do you feel at your best when helping someone solve a personal dilemma or work through some of their issues? Well, in a nut shell, that is what you would do with a degree in counseling psychology.

Counseling psychologists often work with patients who are dealing with difficult life issues or struggling with less-severe cases of mental disorders. However, many different career paths are available.

Through a combination of theory, research, and practice, you will learn to help guide people to improve their well-beings and lead better lives. You will learn the techniques, skills, and theories necessary to help you obtain a successful career in counseling or entry into graduate school.


Interesting Classes You'll Take

  • Group Therapy
  • Marriage and the Family
  • Personality Theory
  • Theories and Techniques of Counseling

To learn more about course requirements, view the course catalog.  For info on psychology course availability, view the course rotation matrix.


What can you do with this degree?

While most jobs in psychology and counseling require a graduate degree, some common jobs available to those with a bachelors degree in Counseling Psychology include:

  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Career Counselor
  • Probation & Parole Officer
  • Social Services Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Case Manager

Earn your Masters degree in just five years

Interested in pursuing graduate study? Earn both a Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology and a Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy in five years.

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