Bachelor of Arts Degree in


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is a program that provides an empirical approach to the study of human behavior, a knowledge of psychological principles and an acquaintance with contemporary problems within a strong Christian framework. You will graduate equipped to critically and clearly evaluate beliefs, theories, and techniques in a variety of settings.

More than this, our commitment to educating your whole person - mind, body, and spirit - can truly set you apart for a career in clinical psychology, counselling psychology or industrial psychology, to name a few. You will develop a better sense of self and better understand those with whom you interact in the course of your personal and professional life.

What can I do with a degree in Psychology?

Our unique mission to develop Spirit-empowered leaders will enable you to become an in-demand professional across various industries, or the pursuit of graduate work. Your degree will prepare you to serve in potential occupations, such as:

  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Public Relations
  • Career Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Sales Representative

What distinct courses will I take?

To become psychology professional, you will take various courses such as:

  • Physiological Psychology
  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology Lecture and Lab

How long will it take me to graduate?

This program is 120 credit hours. If you were to begin without transferring credit, you could still complete this degree in as little as 3.5 years when you enroll full-time. We consider full-time enrollment for this program as 6 credit hours per 7-week term with 6 terms per year.

How much does this program cost?

Our affordable tuition means your finances go further. In addition, many students benefit from federal aid and our interest-free payment plan. To view your cost, click here.

Any other reasons to complete my degree with ORU?

  • You’ll graduate on time with a team of Success Coaches who’ll walk with you every step of the way.
  • You can begin classes ASAP with year-round terms and direct access to our friendly admissions team.
  • Fit classes into your schedule so you can balance work and family commitments.
  • Academic support with easy access to caring professors and helpful learning resources.
  • ORU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and utilizes world-class curriculum.

Ask us about our introductory Strategies class that will jump-start your journey with 3 credit hours towards your degree. Experience what students around the world have gained earning a degree with ORU.

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