Brenau’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology opens a wide range of career opportunities in counseling, human resources, sales, law and more, preparing you to take on the important issues that you care about most. This degree will help you:
The experience you’ll get through this degree can act as your stepping stone toward a master’s or doctorate program, an important credential that will qualify you for a number of counseling opportunities. With your advanced degree, you’ll be ready to move into positions at mental health facilities, government offices or other businesses.
As a psychology graduate, there are several career paths you could take—that’s why our curriculum introduces you to all aspects of psychology. Whether you’re just getting started in your career, or you’re looking to advance within your current field, you’ll graduate ready to be an even more versatile, invaluable asset to your company.
Georgia Average Salary: $69,346*
National Average Salary: $71,640*
Aid struggling families and individuals through social problems to positively influence the well-being of communities and neighborhoods.
Duties include: connecting individuals and families with community resources, supervising fundraising efforts and building relationships with donors.
Georgia Average Salary: $129,465*
National Average Salary: $134,465*
Serve as an intermediary between health services and the community to build trust and patient access to community health resources.
Duties include: facilitating community outreach events, writing grant proposals and coordinating plans for community-wide health goals.
Georgia Average Salary: $68,954*
National Average Salary: $48,500**
Help clients with issues related to mental and emotional health by providing support, counseling and treatment strategies.
Duties include: observing client behavior to assess emotional and mental needs, leading counseling sessions and consulting with doctors as needed.
Study when—and where—it’s convenient for you.
Our unique team of coaches offer expert guidance, from day one to graduation, that you won’t find anywhere else.
We’ll take up to 65 of your credits.
To learn more about what it’s like to take college courses online, call an enrollment coach: 866.239.4762
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As an online student, you have access to the same level of support and resources as if you were learning on-campus, including:
“Brenau’s psychology program is structured to keep you on track so you can graduate quickly. Our success coaches will help you with every step along the way.”
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Over the course of this program, you’ll take a variety of classes that have been specifically developed to help you build the tactical skills you’ll need while on the job.
You’ll choose three of the following courses:
As part of your capstone project, you will log 100 hours of career-specific experience to help build your résumé and grow your expertise. The best part? If you already work in a related field, you may be able to count your job toward 50 of your 100 hours.
“Throughout all programs in the psychology department, there is a focus on integrating knowledge and skills along with critical thinking and good decision making.”
— Julie V. Battle, Ph.D., Chair
Brenau Department of Psychology
You don’t have to pay for your degree entirely on your own—take advantage of the variety of financial aid options available, including: