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Graduates interact: Regent offers a bachelor’s in psychology online and on campus in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

B.S. in Psychology – Clinical & Counseling Psychology

Pursue Your Calling Through a Bachelor’s in Psychology

You have a calling to help people and a desire to advance in your studies. Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology — Clinical & Counseling Psychology degree will teach you how to think about psychological issues logically and responsibly. Explore coursework in case management, marriage and family, group facilitation, counseling skills, and assessments — all presented from a Christian worldview.

On Campus, Online
120+
May 10, 2021
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PURSUE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Regent is ranked among top national universities according to U.S. News & World Report, 2020, and its programs are ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia.

SHARPEN YOUR COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY SKILLS

Learn case management techniques, treatment planning, effective referral methods, and crisis intervention skills through the Bachelor’s in Psychology – Clinical & Counseling Psychology program.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

Explore Scholarships

Explore exciting scholarship opportunities such as academic merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, and more! Learn about the scholarships for on-campus incoming freshmen: the $10,000 Freedom Scholarships, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarships and $4,000 Private School Scholarships.

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On completing the Bachelor of Science in Psychology — Clinical & Counseling Psychology degree, online or on campus, you will be able to:

  • Explore theories for building stronger marriages and families.
  • Use interviewing and counseling techniques that lead to problem solving and decision-making.
  • Prepare for postgraduate education and career advancement.

Career Opportunities:

  • High-level Management
  • Counseling
  • Social Work/Human Services
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Medical-related Fields
$53Thousand
Mean annual wage of counselors U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Examines the major schools within personality theory with a focus on contributions and usefulness in understanding human behavior, the principal theorists from each school, the limitations of each theory, and comparisons between theoretical perspectives.

Study of marriage and family from various perspectives, including the theories of and methods used to research marriage and the family, the diversity of families, contemporary gender roles, love and commitment, systems, communication and conflict resolution, sexual relationships and problems, pregnancy, childbirth, parenthood, care-giving and spiritual concerns.

Study of the biological bases of behavior with an emphasis on the role of the nervous and endocrine systems. Topics include: attention, learning and memory, sensation and perception, sleep, language, reproduction, emotions, aggressive behavior, addictions, and behavioral disorders. Prerequisite: PSYC 102 or equivalent.

Theory and techniques of psychological assessment including the statistical foundations of testing and assessment, principles of psychological measurement, and the most common domains of testing such as cognitive ability, achievement, interests, and personality.

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

“Regent's online, eight-week programs will help you take responsibility and have a way to be self-taught. You'll not only have that initiative, but you'll be able to interact with your professors online. It was really good for me.”

Taniki Richard, B.S. Business Leadership, 2016 Former U.S. Marine Corps

“It is neat to see people who care about excellence but aren’t haughty about it. They approach it with humility in their academics, their spiritual lives, and each other.”

Hannah Lillemo, B.A., 2020 Honors Program Graduate

“With 30+ years of nursing experience, I saw myself as a leader, but I felt this nudging from God to go back to school. I’ve discovered my new calling: to serve as a life coach.”

Ellyn Jett, B.A. in Communication Studies, 2020 Nurse

“I graduated from Regent University with a B.A. in Animation. My journey was joyous and I’m glad I took the route I did to be able to shine with my abilities and meet such good people.”

Trevor Hansley, B.A. in Animation, 2020 Video Production Assistant, wayahead

“Thanks to Regent, I finished my degree and took hold of my future.”

Mandy Rogers, 2010