Develop the skills you need to counsel others in the spirit of Christ and take a step toward graduate studies in psychology or counseling.

Become equipped to enter a variety of service settings to positively affect the lives of those you serve. Through this versatile degree, you will learn various theories that explain normal human behavior, from birth to adulthood. You’ll also acquire real-world experience and professional connections in the central Florida area through internship experiences and faculty who are experts in their fields.

Our online psychology degree provides you with fundamentals in psychological and integrational principles and allows you incorporate your Christian faith into your work. You’ll be prepared to serve where human relations and counseling are essential functions, including various paraprofessional fields that require a psychology or behavioral science degree. The program acts as a stepping-stone toward a graduate degree in psychology or counseling and is applicable toward a variety of fields. In addition, you’ll acquire hands-on experience through supervised field experience and conducting and reporting empirical research in the field.

Through the challenging curriculum, you’ll explore topics including:

  • Philosophical and scientific antecedents of modern psychology
  • Historical roots of modern psychological theories
  • Personality formation
  • Cognitive, abnormal, social and physiological psychologies
  • Human growth and development from the prenatal period through death
  • Interdependency of cognitive, physical, personality and social aspects of development
  • Theoretical approaches to counseling and psychotherapy
  • Professional, ethical and legal issues related to practicing psychology

Accreditation

Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

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Courses and Requirements

Our online psychology degree consists of 123 credits. General education courses make up 55 of the program’s credits. The psychology major core includes 50 credits, and an additional 18 credits of college level elective courses from any department are required.

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Courses required to complete the program.

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How to Apply

When applying to SEU’s online psychology degree program, you will need:

  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcripts and GED test scores (if applicable)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT scores (if applicable)

Tuition and Fees

Component Cost Total*
Tuition $390 per credit hour $47,970
Technology Fee $100 per semester $800
General Student Fee $150 per semester $1,200
Totals $49,970

Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Fees are charged per semester unless otherwise noted. This program takes an estimated two to eight semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 866.858.6290 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.

Financial Aid

At SEU, we want to help make your online education even more affordable, so we offer a variety of financial aid options.

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Career Outcomes

With our online psychology degree, you can pursue a number of careers within the field. An undergraduate degree in psychology prepares students for entering the workforce in a variety of settings and fields. Some students wishing to become therapists pursue graduate studies in mental health counseling, clinical social work, clinical psychology and more.

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Benefits of Learning Online

By studying online with SEU, you’ll experience the luxury of being able to complete your course work during your own time, wherever you may be.

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