Helpful questions. Healing answers. 


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Encourage and empower others through a Christian approach to psychology.

Average Class Size
Collaborate with your peers. Network with your professors. Connect to countless resources and career opportunities. All thanks to NGU’s smaller class sizes.
General Psychology. Counseling Psychology. Customize your studies to fit your interests. Whatever your God-given passion, pursue it at NGU.
Diverse Electives
From Adolescent Psychology and Grief and Loss Counseling, to Industrial/Organizational Psychology and even Marriage and the Family, explore over 20 specific fields of study.

Your Passion: Human Flourishing

You realize two basic truths in life: People need help. And God’s Word provides healing. Connect both through a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, at NGU.

Your future in psychology is diverse. Counselor, psychologist, and therapist, of course. But also, lawyer, social worker, special education teacher, wellness coach, and more. A practical, God-honoring approach to psychology is crucial for individual and community health.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology?

A bachelor’s degree in psychology offers the foundation for diverse career paths. You can work in roles like a mental health technician, human resources specialist, or research assistant.

This certificate equips you with valuable insights into human behavior, making you an asset in fields that require understanding and managing people, such as healthcare, education, and business.


Human Resources Specialist

Market Researcher



Social Worker

Experience Learning – In the Lab and On the Job

It All Begins with Research

Conduct research. Study the results. Present your findings. That’s a large part of your future in psychology, and it begins at NGU. Design and conduct your own research studies. Utilize SPSS statistical software to manage and analyze your data. Then, present your findings at regional and national conferences.

Love Psychology? Join the Club!

Meet and learn from renowned public speakers in the field of psychology. Grow through leadership opportunities. Enjoy the fellowship and support of fellow psych students. Find all of this, and more, through NGU’s Psychology Club and the Psi Chi International Honor Society. 







Lab Experience and Work Studies

Practice what you learn, as you learn. Apply operant and classical conditioning techniques with animals at NGU’s state-of-the-art lab. Or, expand your experience through various work-study programs. Even earn part-time money while completing your studies.

And Finally – Launch Your Career

Dive straight into your psychology career or further your studies through graduate school. Prepare resumes. Attend mock interviews. Search the job market. Research graduate programs. Complete several courses meant to prepare you for a variety of specialized careers. It’s how you graduate fully prepared to launch your career, at NGU.

Psychology Beside Experienced & Faithful Psychologists

Shannon House Dobson, PhD
Professor, Psychology
David N. Entwistle, PsyD
Distinguished Professor, Psychology
Marti J. Glass, PhD
Director, Adult and Professional Studies
Bradley Gregory, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychology
Lisa Snyder, CP, AP
Instructor, Sociology and Psychology
Jayma Goodwin, MS
Instructor of Psychology

A Practical, Christian Approach to Psychology

Psychology Year 1

Year 1 Sample Courses

  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Old and New Testament Survey
  • Chemistry or Physical Science
Psychology Year 2

Year 1 Example Courses

  • Principles of Scientific Research/Writing
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Foundations of Christian Psychology
  • Western Civilization
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Science
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Oral Communication
Psychology Year 3

Year 3 Sample Courses

  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Theories of Personality
  • Social Psychology
Psychology Year 4

Year 4 Sample Courses

  • Senior Seminar
  • Psychology Electives



Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Have Questions about the Psychology Program?

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Shannon House Dobson, PhD

Professor, Psychology
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