Psychology (BA)

Study the human mind and behaviors and prepare for a variety of careers that contribute significant, lasting, and meaningful service to Christ.

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Why Psychology?

A degree in psychology is one of the most sought after undergraduate degrees with a large range of career options. This four-year program enables students to increase their ability to understand people and what makes them tick while additionally developing and growing personally.  Exposure to the scientific method, data collection and analysis through projects and classroom learning hones critical thinking and problem solving skills. This degree can also be a stepping stone for diverse graduate education options with the ability to specialize in a field of choice.

Why Psychology at Cairn?

  • Join the Honors Program and dive deeper into a personal topic of interest.
  • Study the human as a spiritual, physical, emotional, cognitive, and volitional person, acquiring a holistic understanding of people
  • Articulate the importance of diversity and multi-culturalism in the study of human behavior.
  • Think critically about theories and practices in psychology from a Christian worldview
  • Participate in an internship within your respective field of study
  • Prepare for graduate education in both academic and applied areas of psychology.

Career Paths

  • Behavioral specialist
  • Mental health counselor
  • In-patient therapist
  • School counselor
  • Human resources specialist