Psychology at Mars Hill University is offered as a bachelor degree program for traditional undergraduate students as well as online adult students, through our Adult and Graduate Studies program.

The psychology program’s curriculum is designed to encourage students to explore how mind and behavior are best understood from various research methods, multiple interacting levels of analysis, including physiological mechanisms, individual psychological processes, and socio-cultural influences.

Faculty and students investigate how the brain works; the interactions of brain, mind, and behavior; the person in social context; the development of the person in various life stages from prenatal through death; the nature of cognition and language; variations of psychological suffering, and the myriad methods of treating that suffering. The goals are breadth and depth of learning, and preparation for graduate study and/or careers in psychology and a variety of other professions.

The American Psychological Association offers a look at preparing to use your Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

Career Options

  • Clinical psychologists
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists
  • Counseling psychologists
  • Developmental psychologists
  • Educational psychologists
  • Experimental psychologists
  • Forensic psychologists
  • Health psychologists
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists
  • Social psychologists
  • Sports psychologists
  • Professors & teachers of psychology

Several of our students took part in the spring 2020 SLAM (Student Liberal Arts Mosaic). Take a look at their work:

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