Program Overview

Mid-America Christian University offers a unique psychology degree that is taught with a faith-based, Christian perspective. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program will train students in the necessary skills to enter into a psychological counseling career. This degree program will allow students to enter into a wide range of entry-level counseling positions immediately upon graduation. Students will leave with a toolbox of counseling techniques that they can employ in a variety of career settings. This degree is ideal for students who plan to work closely in a team or who plan to go into careers that involve managing other people. A bachelor’s in psychology will give students the knowledge and skills to understand and explain human behavior and relationships. The added theology and Christian-based classes will also give students the ability to apply psychology knowledge to communicate with and counsel others in a Christian or church environment.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: Yes

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Accredited high school diploma or GED equivalent (students graduating from schools not accredited may substitute ACT scores). Official transcripts. Age 22 or higher.

    School Overview

    The university first opened in 1953 as the South Texas Bible Institute in Houston, Texas. By 1955, the school offered a four-year degree and changed its name to the Gulf Coast Bible College. Today Mid-America Christian University is a four-year, private not-for-profit liberal arts institution. Associated with the Church of God, Mid-America Christian’s mission statement “prepares students through a Wesleyan perspective to create, collaborate, and innovate to solve local and global problems for the glory of God through Jesus Christ and the good of society.”

    MACU offers Bible-based liberal programs and ministry education, extending more than 25 fields of study for graduates and undergraduates. The school offers certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. Students have the option to complete degrees delivered online, offered through once-weekly accelerated formats, or hybrid sessions. Online coursework is available for first-time students, returning students and graduate programs. Online degree programs offer certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees.


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