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Online Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology

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Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Create a Variety of Career Paths

LSU Alexandria

With LSU Alexandria’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology, students will gain a broad foundation of theoretical perspectives and historical trends in psychology, as well as preparation to perform basic research methods and clinical skills in a number of professional fields. The program is fully online and designed for students that seek a wide range of career opportunities such as a counselor, social worker, or health services manager in various settings. Additionally, LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.


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Job Outlook

This program prepares professionals for roles as a school counselor, correctional specialist, health services manager, and more.

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LSUA ranked #3 on Best-Universities.net's list of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees for 2022.

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LSUA ranked #3 on Best-Universities.net's list of the most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees for 2022.


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Cost

The final cost of this program is determined after all transfer credits are evaluated. For this program, you are able to transfer up to 90 credits.

Total credit hours for program: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $291

Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits, and no financial aid: $34,920

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Coach for the final program cost.

Course Listings

General Education Courses

  • ENGL 1001: English Composition | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 1002: English Composition II | Credit Hours: 3
  • Gen Ed Fine Arts (Fine Arts, Music, Theater) | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Communication Studies | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education History | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Humanities | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Mathematics | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1021 College Algebra | Credit Hours: 3
  • Biology and Physical Science | Credit Hours: 9
  • General Education Social Science | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2000: Introduction to Psychology | Credit Hours: 3

Major Requirements

  • PSYC 2000: Introduction to Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3001: Cultural Diversity | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3800: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4900: Senior Seminar in Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2525: Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3017: Research Methodology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4017: Advanced Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2070: Developmental Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4082: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • KINS 3660: Stress Management or KINS 1600: Personal and Community Health | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3081: Personality Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4020: Tests and Measurement | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4008: History of Modern Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3032: Principles of Theories and Learning | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4060: Drugs and Behavior in Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4083: Introduction to Counseling Psychology | Credit Hours: 3

Electives

  • ENGL 3002: Technical Writing | Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Electives | Credit Hours: 6
  • Natural Science Lab Electives | Credit Hours: 2
  • Free electives | Credit Hours: 22 hours

Admission Requirements

For university acceptance, first-time freshman must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete high school Core curriculum for college readiness in place at time of high school graduation
  • Not be required to take more than one developmental course
  • Have a high school grade point average of at least 2.0
  • Meet one of the following:
    • Have an ACT composite of 20 or higher
    • Have a high school Core grade point average of at least 2.0

 

Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher
  • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • Have earned at least 12 hours of college-level credit from LSUE or CLTCC Bridge Program, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0.
  • If the above are not met, meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution

Career Opportunities

  • Market Researcher
  • School Counselor
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Health Services Manager

What Will I Learn?

Students who graduate with an online psychology degree with a concentration in clinical psychology will be prepared to perform the basic skills necessary for entry-level roles in the field.

Student learning outcomes:

  • Graduates will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in psychology.
  • Graduates will demonstrate familiarity with the basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation of results.
  • Graduates will demonstrate familiarity with the basic ethical and professional knowledge in psychology.

Why Choose This Program?

Why choose LSUA’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology?

A degree in psychology is versatile, and it can prepare graduates for careers in several different industries. LSUA’s online psychology - clinical psychology program gives students the tools to succeed in almost any professional role that requires critical thinking, research, or people skills. The degree is affordable, flexible, and convenient for working professionals.