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Department of Psychology

Psychology (B.A., B.S.)

MC’s bachelor’s program approaches psychology as a practical, science-based study in applied research, while maintaining a Christian perspective and values.

Earn A Bachelor’s in Psychology from MC

Learn to model and apply modern psychological principles from a Christian perspective within a variety of professional paths in the discipline.

Mississippi College offers both a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in psychology. Each major meets regularly with an academic advisor in the Department of Psychology.

Small class sizes ensure that psychology majors get one-on-one attention from instructors — the average lecture is limited to 25 students.

Bachelor of Science

A student electing the Bachelor of Science degree must take an additional 6 hours of electives in psychology for a total of 40 semester hours in psychology. 

Bachelor of Arts

The student electing the Bachelor of Arts degree must take 34 hours of psychology courses and 12 hours of modern language.

Post-graduation Employment

Our alumni are employed at organizations such as:

  • Baptist Children’s Village
  • Brentwood Behavioral Health
  • CARES Behavioral Health System
  • Compass Intervention Center
  • Department of Public Welfare
  • Gilmore Memorial Hospital
  • Mississippi State Hospital
  • Preventive Measures Programs
  • River Region Health System
  • Southeast Louisiana Hospital
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Veterans Affairs
  • Warren-Yazoo Mental Health

Mississippi College offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in psychology. See the degree tracks below for course requirements.