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Psychology Bachelor’s Degree – Child & Family Psychology

EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in child and family psychology provides you with a comprehensive understanding of biological, psychological, social, cognitive, and historical influences on child, adolescent, and adult development.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours:  120 hours
2017-2018 Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                                          $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*
Career Options:  School counselor, school psychologist, mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, social and human services worker, clinical psychologist

* A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed with EKU

Note: Completion of this program does not result in certification or licensure in the child and family studies field, but will prepare you for certain entry-level positions or to enroll in a related graduate or professional program after graduation.

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
This program explores the science of child and family psychology and introduces students to behavior disorders in children and adults. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as adolescent and adult development, psychological interviewing and reporting, and child psychopathology.

  • 8-week terms
  • Special tuition for active duty service members
  • Personalized graduation plans
  • Study any time, from anywhere
  • No campus visits required
  • Unique opportunities for joint student-faculty research
  • Online tutoring anywhere with our PASS tutoring program
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.