Psychology and Counseling Degree Programs

Discover if a GCU degree in psychology or counseling is the right path you. Choose from a variety of specializations within counseling or psychology to grow the expertise needed to best serve others. Whether you choose a degree in psychology or counseling, GCU’s programs equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a meaningful career helping others.

Psychology careers are projected to grow by 14 percent between 2018 and 2028.*

*Retrieved from: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/psychologists.htm


Bachelor Psychology and Counseling Degrees

Gain foundational skills to start your journey toward your desired vocation. A bachelor’s degree can give you the insight needed to pursue graduate education to further your career goals. With a bachelor’s degree from GCU, you will be enabled to make a career out of your passion to champion mental wellness.


Master’s Psychology and Counseling Degrees

Expand upon your knowledge and step into a specialized psychology or counseling master’s degree. At GCU, we want your program to align with the causes you care about in the communities you serve. With a variety of emphasis options available, you can tailor your master’s degree program to your career goals. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to enter the human services field.


Doctoral Psychology and Counseling Degrees

Become an expert in your field through a doctorate degree and enjoy career growth and increased opportunities. With a doctorate degree from GCU, you will also become equipped to activate the skills you learn to serve others well. Build on a master’s along a scholarly path in psychology or learn to teach and supervise counselors. Gain your PhD and reach higher levels of academic and practical expertise.


Grad Certificates and Post-Master’s Psychology and Counseling Degrees

Take your education a step further with our graduate certificates and post-master’s programs. Grad certificates or a post-master’s degree might give you the needed edge to compete effectively in the job market as a qualified candidate. These can prepare students for an advanced degree for those eager to acquire all available knowledge in their field.

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Grand Canyon University's online and evening programs offer the flexibility you need to get ahead, providing a quality education to help you thrive in today's complex world.

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