Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major in Psychology and Minor in Biblical Counseling


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 $410 for online courses

Program Course Listings

Download the program course listings (PDF)

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

Program Coordinator

Dr. Ron Cobb

770-484-1204 ext. 5684

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Cobb personally anytime, or you can reach the Enrollment Team at and 770-484-1204 ext. 5684.