Counseling Psychology Online

Online bachelor degree programs from Faulkner University let students earn a degree from home on their own time. An online Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology is perfect for those who want a rewarding career helping others in a variety of industries.

Why Choose a Career in Counseling Psychology?

A career in counseling psychology is a path to help people manage and overcome their problems to live a fuller, happier life. Pursuing a career in counseling psychology allows students to explore their interest in the human mind and the science of psychology while learning the value of counseling. The practice of counseling is built upon the foundation of psychology. The counseling psychology degree includes a valuable set of core psychology courses and a set of counseling courses that help prepare students for careers in counseling, psychology, human services, and some areas of ministry. This degree is also a good choice for students who plan to pursue a graduate degree in counseling or marriage and family therapy. Most students share a passion that resonates with our Christian heritage, which is a genuine desire to ease the burdens of others. Counselors might choose to handle a broad range of mental disorders or focus on specific areas like addiction or family counseling. An online Bachelor of Science from Faulkner University is the first step towards this professionally and spiritually rewarding career.

What Can I Do With a Career in Counseling Psychology?

Professionals may work in a variety of settings across multiple industries and locations. Counseling services are a prominent feature of the education, social work, and healthcare systems. Professionals can work in schools with a broad age range of children offering services such as career advice or grief counseling. Others are employed through government agencies that care for juveniles, the formerly incarcerated, or at-risk individuals. Counseling services are also offered in hospitals or through healthcare networks to help people with disorders like insomnia, anorexia, or depression. Some individuals work with clinics dealing with professional athletes, CEOs, and prominent politicians. Professionals can also work with couples, families, or work groups. The range of possibilities is as broad as the human condition.

Learn how to help people as a counseling psychologist with Faulkner University’s online bachelor degree and get started on a lucrative and satisfying career. Apply today!

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Admission Requirements

  • Must be a high school graduate with a regular or advanced diploma or have a GED certificate
  • If out of high school for less than five years, ACT (minimum 18 composite) or SAT (minimum 970) scores are required. ACT or SAT scores are not required for anyone having graduated high school more than five years ago.
  • ACT or SAT scores are not required for transfer applicants with a minimum of 24 transferable hours from a regionally accredited college or university.


Summer 2020-Spring 2021

Adult – Montgomery Campus $325 per semester hour
Adult/AA – Birmingham Extension Center $310 per semester hour
Adult/AA – Huntsville Extension Center $155 per semester hour
Adult/AA – Mobile Extension Center $325 per semester hour
Military Qualified Students (60 hours or less) $250 per semester hour
General Fee $300 per semester ($200 if 11 hours or less)
Online Course Fee $65 per semester hour
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