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PSYCHOLOGY

Bachelor of Science

Some will apply this degree to work within a mental health setting or utilize the relational skills gained in this program in a wide range of careers, including business, human services, and church/parachurch ministry. The major provides foundational studies in preparation for graduate school in the helping professions. Graduates who seek advanced education typically choose studies in psychology, counseling or social work.

50 UNITS

AS LITTLE AS 19 MONTHS

SAN JOSE CAMPUS

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The mission of the psychology major is to develop an individual’s capacity for work in the helping professions in both secular and sacred settings. The program prepares Christians to lead individuals/groups to wholeness – body, soul, and spirit – using methods that are scripturally based, culturally sensitive, and clinically sound.

Jessup’s Adult Degree Completion (ADC) coursework is designed to help you achieve your academic and career goals. Learn from experienced practitioners who create networking opportunities with colleagues and professionals in your area of interest. Earn a degree built on high academic standards in a learning environment that integrates biblical principles into a relevant and rewarding degree program.

  • Integrate their faith and knowledge of scripture with the study of human needs.
  • Apply basic theoretical perspectives in psychology.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and interpretative skills.
  • Demonstrate fundamental competence in research.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication with both individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate an ability to evaluate various interview techniques, treatment plans, and interventions.
  • Demonstrate self‐awareness, recognizing personal strengths, growth areas, and limitations
  • 1-2 classes per week
  • Flexible & customizable
  • 7 weeks in duration
  • Earn your degree in as little as 19 months
  • Small class sizes
  • Faculty are experienced leaders in their industries
  • Faith-based
  • Two years or more of full-time work experience (post high school) and/or recommended 22 yrs of age.
  • Cumulative 2.25 GPA for transfer students or cumulative 2.5 GPA for first-time freshman (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants with a lower GPA will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Official transcript from the high school that you graduated from. Official transcript(s) from any/every previously attended colleges and/or universities.
  • Official transcripts must arrive in a sealed envelope ATTN: Grad Dept by the registrar of the previous institution. Official transcripts will also be accepted electronically from the registrar of the previous institution.
  • Transferable Units (if Applicable): Courses that meet the following standards may be transferred.
    • Transferable courses taken at an accredited college or university.
    • Grade “C” (2.00 GPA) or better.
    • A maximum of 96 units may be transferred, of which 70 units may be transferred from a regionally accredited community college per university policies.
    • Students can earn a total of 30 units for any combination of CPL (Credit for Prior Learning), CLEP (College Level Exam Program) clep.collegeboard.org, and DSST (DANTEs Subject Standardized Tests) getcollegecredit.com.
Richard Mullis, Psy.D.

Dean

San Jose Campus Contact
3031 Tisch Way, Plaza East, Suite 200 San Jose, CA 95128
(800) 205-6100
sjadmissions@jessup.edu

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Jessup’s MACP Program is now in San Jose

Mary Jean Walton, LMFT is the Director of Jessup's Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (MACP) program in San Jose. This is a popular program at our Rocklin campus and we're thrilled it's now offered at our San Jose location as well. The MACP leadership team graciously sat down with…

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Start a conversation with Jessup about who you are, what you want to achieve and how Jessup may be the right fit for your future.

Rocklin Contact

2121 University Avenue
Rocklin CA 95765
(855) 958-4723 | adcadmissions@jessup.edu

San Jose Contact

3031 Tisch Way, Plaza East, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95128
(800) 205-6100 | sjadmissions@jessup.edu

Elk Grove Contact

(855) 958-4723 | adcadmissions@jessup.edu

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