Understanding human behavior from a Christian perspective

Do you have an inquisitive mind that seeks to understand why people behave the way they do? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people who are struggling with stressful situations or mental disorders? With a Christian worldview, Concordia's online psychology degree equips you with an understanding and appreciation for the complexity of the human mind that can be applied in service to those who need it most.


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Credits 120
Cost Per Credit $475

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Program Overview
Coming July 2022

Concordia's online psychology degree is designed for the working adult who wants to begin a career in psychology. The flexible online format allows you to fit the program into your schedule so you can work toward your career goals without putting the rest of your life on hold. Start dates are available every eight weeks so you can start anytime.

The aim of the program is to help you gain a deeper understanding of the mind and the biological, psychological, and environmental factors that impact it. By expanding your comprehension of human behavior, you'll be equipped to help change the lives of others for the better.

What to Expect

Taught from a Christian perspective, the applied psychology curriculum explores various factors that influence the human mind to help you gain a deeper understanding of why people behave the way they do under different circumstances. These factors include:

  • Biological, psychological, and environmental influences
  • Developmental stages throughout the lifespan
  • Interpersonal communication and social psychology
  • Theories of personality

You'll study the complexities of behavioral disorders and criminal psychology, as well as varying approaches to treating abnormal behaviors and disorders. Finally, our experienced faculty will teach you how to conduct psychological research- from methods of study design and ethics in research to best practices for data collection and analysis. Case studies give you

Upon graduation, you'll have the foundation of knowledge needed for continued studies in graduate school, or to pursue work in a helping profession.

Concordia's online psychology degree is offered through our sister campus in Mequon, WI, and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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