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Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Professional Studies in

Psychology

Program Overview

Learn to navigate the complex mechanisms of the human mind. Lipscomb’s online psychology program prepares critical thinkers to align the attributes of qualitative and quantitative research to solve real-world problems, building stronger and healthier communities around you. With our methodical blend of creativity and strategy, you’ll emerge as an expert in the field. 

Utilize the scientific analysis of human development, cognition and behavior to be an asset across diverse industries. Or, steer your studies as a first step toward future graduate work in education, social work, advertising, communication or psychology.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • High school degree
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges attended with a 2.0 GPA
  • Interview with admissions counselor

Steps to Apply

  1. Complete our online application. Please be sure to list each college you have previously attended.
  2. Request that your transcript(s) from your previous college(s) be sent directly to Lipscomb. Mail to Lipscomb Online admissions at the address below:

    Lipscomb University
    Online Admissions
    One University Park Dr.
    Nashville, TN 37204
  3. If you have completed fewer than 30 hours of accredited college work, an official high school transcript also is required. Contact the school board where your high school is (was) located, and have them mail the transcript to admissions at the address above.
  4. You may submit the application fee of $50 via credit card after completing the online application, or mail a check made out to "Lipscomb University" to the address above.
Courses

Foundational Core (24 hours)

  • INST 4103 - Research Methods (3)

  • OGLD 4993 - Capstone (3)

All of the following competencies are required, earned at the 3000 level or higher:

  • CORE 305V - Applied Communicativeness

  • CORE 312V - Applied Drive/Energy

  • CORE 318V - Applied Influence

  • CORE 326V - Applied Organizing & Planning

  • CORE 329V - Applied Problem Solving & Decision Making

  • CORE 330V - Applied Relationship Building

Upper Division Electives (6 credits)

Concentration (18 hours)

  • PS 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (3) F, SP, SU

  • PS 2313 - Behavior Modification (3) F, SP

  • PS 2423 - Life Span Development (3) F, SP, SU

  • PS 3413 - Social Psychology (3) F, SP

  • PS 3463 - Personality Theories (3) F, SP, SU

  • PS 4423 - Abnormal Psychology (3) F, SP, SU

Tuition & Aid

$525 per credit hour for SetPACE or $4000 for four-month subscription for FlexPACE.

Degree:

Bachelor of Science or
Bachelor of Professional Studies

Credit Hours:

Earn up to 30 credits in assessment center simulation toward this 126-hour degree.

Format:

Online
Traditional 8-week term (SetPACE) or 4 months of unlimited courses (FlexPACE)

The online classes were not only the best way, but essentially the only way that I have been able to complete my degree. Beverly Richardson, dental hygienist

Why Lipscomb Online?

Flexibility

Our courses are offered in two different formats: choose from either a traditional eight-week class schedule or a four-month subscription program that allows you to take as many courses as you can handle. Take hold of your future with an education completed at your pace.

Support

Enjoy all of the resources available to our traditional undergraduate students—completely online. Our expert faculty are fully accessible to you to provide one-on-one coaching, and our online library database means you can work on-the-go.

Value

We offer several ways for you to receive college credit for both academic knowledge and life experiences. Earn credit by taking an exam, submitting a portfolio, accounting for military or professional training, and by participating in our day-long behavioral assessment program.

Step into your future.