The online Psychology degree at Bryan College provides opportunities to explore psychological theory and and research methods from a Christian worldview. Students learn to evaluate human behavior by applying Christian principles in a practical setting. With this degree, students have the ability to make a difference in fields such as human services, early childhood development, and many more. This degree program prepares students for advanced training or graduate study in a variety of areas such as professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, education, and school psychology.

Whether you are beginning college for the first time or seeking to finish your degree after taking a break, the flexibility of the Bachelor of Applied Psychology will allow you to earn your degree online, continue working full-time, convert significant life experience into college credit, and develop a Christ-centered ethical framework.

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Degree Quick Facts

  Format: 6-week accelerated classes meet online.
  Credit Hours: 124 hours to graduate.
  Location: Complete your degree entirely online.
  Cost: Competitive tuition rates with financial aid available if you qualify.
  Outside Credit: Earn college credit for your life experience, and Tennessee Transfer Pathway compatible.
  Christian Worldview: All courses are taught from a Christian worldview.

Flexible Format

Course offerings start online every 6 weeks, providing the opportunity to start classes when it is convenient for you. Your program plan will be determined based on your academic history. If you have:

0-48 hours of transfer credit

  • You will begin with general education and elective courses and advance to the core psychology major courses.

More than 48 hours of transfer credit

  • Your schedule will consist of a combination of core psychology, general education, concentration (if applicable) and elective courses.

A total of 124 credit hours is required to graduate. Time to graduation will depend on your transfer credit, course completion and other factors. Your advisor will work with you to ensure you are on track to meet all graduation requirements. We recommend that you consult with your advisor at least once per semester.


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Tuition (2017-2018): $345 per credit hour


  • $60 technology fee per semester
  • Books – Book costs vary. Students are responsible for purchasing the books required for each course.

One time fees

  • $35 application fee
  • $105 credit for prior learning assessment fee (per credit hour)
  • $125 graduation fee

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*Tuition and fees are subject to change.


Bachelor’s in Applied Psychology core major courses (36 hours):

  • HIS 341 Twentieth Century America
  • PHILA 321/BIBA 321 Philosophy of Culture
  • PSY 111 General Psychology
  • PSY 228 Family Life
  • PSY 321 Childhood Growth & Development
  • PSY 322 Research Design and Methodology
  • PSY 325 Personality Theory
  • PSY 327 Methods and Models of Integration
  • PSY 330 Life-Span Development
  • PSY 332 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY 334 Social Psychology
  • PSY 424 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 429 Counseling Theories
  • PSY 449 Counseling Techniques
  • PSY 472 Psychology Practicum (Third Term)

*Course order will vary based on your individual educational history.
**124 credit hours are required to graduate including 36 hours in general education. Additional hours may be earned through electives, TimewiseTN life experience credit, and concentration courses.

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May 16, 2017 Online
June 27, 2017 Online
August 8, 2017 Online
September 19, 2017 Online
October 31, 2017 Online
  • Increase your earning potential.
  • Qualify for your next promotion opportunity.
  • Acquire the practical and professional skills required to work in the a variety of career paths.
  • Gain a greater understanding of people and why they do what they do.
  • Develop an ethical framework and integrate Christian principles into your study of psychological theory.

Bryan College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) which is fully recognized by the US Department of Education.

Bryan College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bryan College.