William Jessup University’s Psychology program provides students with the opportunity to study human behavior and relationships from a Christian Worldview. The program prepares students for graduate school, as well as providing students with a solid foundation for a wide range of vocational careers, including human service work, social work, and ministry.
Psychology department faculty are committed to mentoring students in the application of both a psychological and theological knowledge base and assisting students as they find direction for their personal and professional lives.
- Courses that integrate faith and knowledge of scripture with the study of human needs
- Opportunities to study human growth and development in the context of family, community, culture, and ethnicity
- Courses that help you understand human personality and problems from a variety of theoretical perspectives
- Opportunities to develop your skills as you communicate with individuals and groups
- Learning challenges that sharpen your abilities to think creatively as you approach problem solving related to behavior and mental processes
- Christ-centered, faith based courses
- Personalized advising
- WASC Accredited
Career & Internship Opportunities
- Clinical Counseling
- Education/Career Counseling
- State/County Agency Work
- Social Work
- Corrections/Probation Work
- Rehabilitation Counseling
- Mediation/Court Advocacy
- Non-Profit Leadership
- 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 interview, assess, develop treatment plans, carry out interventions, and evaluate progress in helping relationships, utilizing community resources appropriately and effectively as part of the helping process.
- Demonstrate self-awareness, recognizing personal strengths, growth areas, and limitations.