Are you looking for an opportunity to pursue a new and rewarding career? Are you passionate about easing the burdens of others? If so, a bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology may be for you. In Montgomery, Alabama, Faulkner University welcomes students interested in this career path to apply for our Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology degree program, which is conveniently available online.

What Is Counseling Psychology?

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Built upon the foundation of psychology, the practice of counseling is committed to helping people manage and overcome the problems that are preventing them from living a fuller, happier life. Built around core psychology and counseling courses, this degree prepares students for careers in a host of environments that involve treating various mental disorders, such as:

  • Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Social work and human services
  • Addiction or family counseling
  • Some areas of ministry
  • Education
  • Healthcare systems and hospitals
  • Athletics
  • Government agencies working with juveniles, the formerly incarcerated, and at-risk people

With the opportunity to work with all age groups, counseling psychologists are highly demanded in a variety of industries and locations. This program is also ideal for students who plan on pursuing a graduate degree in counseling or marriage and family therapy, as well as those who are passionate about easing the burdens of others.

About Our Online Curriculum

Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology allows our students to explore their interest in the human mind and the science of psychology while learning the value of counseling. Our online degree plan consists of an important set of core psychology and counseling courses that aid our students in preparing for a successful, lucrative career. Students must also complete several general curriculum requirements that expand their horizons and introduce them to philosophical, cultural, and ethical concepts. Elective requirements also offer the freedom for students to customize their education and explore specializations that interest them.

The Benefits of Studying Online

Offering unrivaled flexibility, our online format enables students to stick to their demanding schedules while fitting in coursework when and where they’re able. But just because it’s hosted online doesn’t mean it skimps on quality instruction. Our degree program is skillfully developed and taught by experts in the field, each of whom has extensive real-world experience that informs their teaching. By enrolling with us, you can benefit from their expertise and knowledge.

Study Counseling Psychology at Faulkner University

An online Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology from Faulkner University is the first step toward this professionally and spiritually rewarding career. If you are interested in this degree and a successful future in counseling psychology, enroll now with Faulkner University, which is based in Montgomery, Alabama. Contact us to explore our admission requirements and tuition information or to learn more about our bachelor’s degree in counseling.

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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.


2023-2024 Financial Information

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 $350 per semester ($250 if 11 hours or less)
Online Course Fee $75 per semester hour
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