Online Bachelor of Science in Psychology

At Point University, our online psychology program provides foundational knowledge of human behavior, sociology, research, statistics, and writing skills. A degree in psychology is versatile and can serve as a great foundation for many careers.

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At Point University, our online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree provides an undergraduate knowledge base and foundational skills for careers in academia, research, and various helping professions, including behavioral health agencies, education, human resources, Christian family counseling, law enforcement, and social services.

Our online psychology courses are designed to help you develop your knowledge of human behavior along with sociology, research, statistics, and writing skills. It can also help prepare you for graduate studies in psychology and related fields. Coursework aligns with the content areas of the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) developed by the National Board for Certified Counselors.


1. Distinguish between healthy and unhealthy patterns in the life, work, and ethics of professional helpers.

2. Employ effective listening and other basic counseling skills utilized in helping relationships.

3. Analyze and utilize scholarly research to explore contemporary issues in psychology, sociology, and related fields.

The online bachelor in psychology program’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in the major aspects of psychology including counseling, human behavior, research and sociology. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Group Dynamics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Biblical Resources for Counseling
  • Personality Theory

As a completely asynchronous program, the online bachelor’s degree in psychology at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are deadlines associated with the online psychology program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in psychology degree in four years.

All students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree in psychology online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $410 per credit hour*

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2023.

Point’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Christian Counselor
  • Higher Education Employee
  • Case Manager
  • Career Counselor

The first step to apply for admission is to complete the free application. After you complete your application, an enrollment specialist will work with you to complete your file. Your application file for this program requires:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended schools*
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA**

Want to know more about applying to Point University? Submit your information to be contacted by a member of our team or visit our Support Center for additional information and resources.

*If you have less than 12 transferable college credits when you apply, your official high school transcript or GED certificate is required.
**Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may qualify for “Probationary Admission.”

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Point University offers the psychology program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.


This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.


Up to 75% of required courses (typically 90 credits) can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time significantly.


Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.


As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.


Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 13-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!