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Psychology Bachelor’s Degree – Psychiatric Rehabilitation

EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in psychiatric rehabilitation provides the skills and knowledge needed for a variety of entry-level mental health and social services careers. Completion of this program helps prepare you to sit for the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) certification examination and provides a great foundation for enrollment in a related graduate or professional program after graduation.


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:  Victim’s advocate, crime analyst, court liaison, forensic psychologist, 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 psychiatric rehabilitation 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 focuses on rehabilitation best practices and successful outcomes. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as psychiatric rehabilitation, interviewing and therapy, and perspectives on substance abuse.

  • 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.