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Department of Psychology at UC

University of the Cumberland's Department of Psychology provides an innovative and integrated approach to mental health, merging strengths of the past, needs in the present, and goals for the future.

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The Strongest Foundation

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in areas that value an undergraduate degree in psychology, and provide a strong foundation for graduate study.

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Accelerated Plan with Advanced Standing

University of the Cumberland's unique course offerings allows Marriage and Family Therapists and Alcohol and Drug Counselors to participate in accelerated programs. Choose an option to find out more:


Psychology Degree Programs

Our online psychology programs introduce students to contemporary understandings of how people perceive, learn, think and interact with one another; how they develop; how they are motivated; and how they may be compared with one another. Psychology degrees at University of the Cumberlands are diverse, with topics ranging from neuroscience to psychopathology to online clinical psychology programs. We offer Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees and Psy.D. in Clinical psychology programs.

The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program offers a wide range of courses reflecting the diversity of the discipline as well as the interests of students and faculty. Courses are designed to provide an educational background appropriate to a liberal arts program, prepare students for careers in areas that value a psychology Bachelor’s degree and provide a strong foundation for graduate study.

If you are looking for an accelerated graduate program in psychology, UC offers a Master's degree in counseling that provides students with the opportunity to broaden their expertise as mental health counselors in community settings.

Our Psy.D. in psychology program emphasizes a broad generalist approach to clinical psychology in the treatment of mental health. This program provides students with the clinical training necessary to fulfill the educational requirements to seek licensure as a psychologist in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and other states as they apply.

When it comes to online psychology degree programs, University of the Cumberlands is a smart choice. Contact us today to learn more about our professional counseling, clinical psychology and bachelor’s degree programs.

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