Bachelor of Arts in Psychology


The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology exists to lead students in applying psychological knowledge under the authority of Scripture to the mental, physical/emotional, spiritual, and relational needs of people in the marketplace and church/missional settings.

Luke 2:52—"And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom (mental), and stature (physical/emotional), and in favor with God (spiritual) and men (relational)."   

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree provides a comprehensive biblically based curriculum with a psychology major and biblical counseling minor supported by general education foundations, biblical and theological studies, and applications to both the marketplace and ministry.

Quick Facts

  • Accredited with SACSCOC, TRACS, and ABHE
  • 120 hour undergraduate degree program
  • 97% of graduates reported that a Luther Rice education improved the quality of their ministry service
  • Transfer in up to 90 credit hours
  • Available 100% online or through a combination of online and on-campus classes
  • Tuition $238 per credit hour for campus-based courses and $352 for online courses

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Program Course Listings

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Potential Careers

  • Professional Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Addictions Counseling
  • Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, Industrial-organizational Psychologist
  • Child Welfare Caseworker, Case Manager
  • Church-related Professions: Children's Minister, Youth Minister, Family Minister, Pastoral Counselor
  • Social Worker, School Social Worker, School Counselor
  • Law Enforcement
  • Financial Aid Counselor, Loan Officer, Benefits Manager
  • Human Resource Personnel
  • Applied Behavior Analyst
  • Criminal Investigator, Forensic Psychologist, Corrections Officer