Psychology Overview

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 Adcocacy
  • Non-Profit Leadership
  • Business
Featured Faculty
Chair, Psychology Department
Why do you enjoy working at Jessup?
Jessup has the unique privilege of training students in the integration of their Christian faith with their chosen discipline. In Psychology, the principles of Christianity are essential to understanding human nature. Here we have the freedom to explore the spiritual and psychological elements in partnership with one another.
Other Psychology Faculty
Auxiliary Faculty, Director of Addictions Studies Program
Chair Division of Humanities & Social Sciences, Chair, Public Policy Department
Assistant Professor, Psychology