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.


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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