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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Learn and apply psychological fundamentals within a variety of careers.

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Understand the mind through science-based reasoning

Through a four-year bachelor’s degree in psychology at Brenau, you will explore the fascinating workings of the human mind. Throughout your studies, you’ll learn and demonstrate a unique skill set focused on critical thinking, scientific problem solving, technical writing, speaking and research ethics.

This program readies you for a career in psychology-related health fields. It also prepares you for further studies if you choose to continue on to an advanced degree.

Brenau’s psychology bachelor’s degree helps you:

  • Engage in science-based reasoning to interpret behaviors and solve problems
  • Effectively write, speak and interact with others
  • Apply psychological content and skills to meet professional goals
  • Increase potential employment opportunities in a variety of industries

Choose Brenau for your psychology bachelor’s degree

Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and the writing center – all of which serve online students.

100% Online

Complete your degree 100% online at a pace convenient for you

SACSCOC-Accredited

Brenau is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Experienced instructors

Your program is taught by licensed professionals with real-world experience


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Get you where you want to be in your career with a bachelor’s in psychology

Potential Careers

  • Mental health counselor
  • Childcare worker
  • Treatment counselor
  • Research assistant
  • Human services caseworker

National Average Salary

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors
$42,000
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Job Growth

Mental Health Counseling Occupations
23%
Projected growth, 2016–2026


The psychology bachelor’s degree curriculum at Brenau helps you think critically about real-world issues involving human interaction

Core classes include:

  • Library Research
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Personal and Social Awareness
  • Survey of Human Growth and Development
  • Human Sexuality
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Research Methods Lab
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Women
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Theories of Personality
  • History and Systems
  • Counseling and Therapy
  • Social Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Psychology of Cultural Differences

Hear why psychology student Twyla Bryant recommends the program


“Throughout all programs in the psychology department, there is a focus on integrating knowledge and skills along with critical thinking and good decision making. We hope that you will join us in this endeavor.”

— Julie V. Battle, Ph.D., Chair
Brenau Department of Psychology


Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brenau University.