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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+
January 11, 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.

 

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.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $574/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$750/semester

$600/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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