BA in Psychology/Clinical Psychology

Gain insight into the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders.

Overview

Overview

Clinical psychology is concerned with assessing and treating mental illnesses and other disorders. The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Clinical Psychology prepares you to assist individuals who are struggling with psychological disorders or mental illness. You’ll learn about the application of psychological theories and diagnoses, including the benefits of therapy and counseling for specific populations.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Psychology/Clinical Psychology program, offered 100% online, you will learn how to apply psychological concepts to real-world situations and discuss major theories using the appropriate terminology for psychological disorders. By examining the cognitive and biological factors associated with psychological disorders, you will gain an understanding of the process of diagnosis and treatment.

Featured Courses:

  • Counseling and Therapy
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Human Development I: Childhood and Adolescence
See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

Employment growth in the fields of psychology and mental health counseling is projected to outpace the national average for all occupations in the coming years, according to federal statistics. The BA in Psychology/Clinical Psychology program provides you with an understanding of psychological disorders and treatment methods, preparing you to pursue graduate studies or a variety of career paths such as:

  • Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • School and Career Counselor
  • Sports Psychologist

Time to Complete

4

Credits Per Course

7

Weeks Per Course

30

Total Courses

4

Years to Complete

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Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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