Online BS in Psychology

Education to inspire, encourage and empower

Follow your passion for helping and better understanding others with an online BS in Psychology from Brenau University. This program will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary for professional roles with court systems, victims’ advocacy organizations, HR departments, the FBI and more, or pursue a graduate degree. With numerous exciting elective courses and a capstone designed to help you succeed after graduation, this program will prepare you to achieve your goals with confidence. From here, you can.

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A variety of professional courses

Our psychology courses dive deep into the fundamental aspects of psychology and what it takes to practice it well. During your course of study, you’ll be exposed to a wide range of subjects that will build a solid foundation of understanding.

Introduction to Psychology

Explore the basic principles and concepts of psychology as a science of human behavior and get a historical perspective of the field.

Research Methods

Study the research methods and designs used in psychological and health care research.

Counseling and Therapy

Learn about the roles, attitudes and necessary skills for beginning helping professionals.

Online learning

At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.

The career of your dreams

There are many career paths to take with a degree in psychology, including specific types of counseling. The median annual wage for substance abuse, behavioral disorder and mental health counselors in May 2021 was $48,520.1

Top psychology careers

  • Victims’ advocate
  • Psychiatric attendant
  • Child welfare caseworker
  • Researcher
  • Survey research assistant

About us

Brenau University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees.

We are committed to empowering our students to prepare them for their chosen path. At Brenau, we care about your success and are here to help you fulfill your potential and make a positive impact on the world.

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  1. Occupational Outlook Handbook. “Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved February 24, 2023, from