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Psychology & Human Services

Adult & Graduate Studies

Enhance your career.

In our Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services program, you can:

  • Gain an understanding of the leading theories, concepts, historical trends, and research methods in psychology.
  • Study Psychology and Human Services from a Christian perspective.
  • Get equipped with the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to work in social or juvenile services, counseling, Christian ministry, and more.

For over 20 years, the Montreat College School of Adult and Graduate Studies has been equipping adult students with the skills and tools they need to take the next step in their careers. And thanks to our four locations—Asheville, Charlotte, Morganton, and online—and our convenient scheduling options, getting your associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree from Montreat College has never been easier.

Our Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services program is offered in Asheville, Charlotte, Morganton, and online. Complete the form on this page for more information!

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must submit the following for admissions consideration:

  • Montreat College Application for Admission
  • Official, final transcripts of all college courses taken*
  • Overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or higher in all previous college work attempted.
  • Official, final high school transcript or its equivalent (if transferring less than 12** semester credits of college credit)*
  • American Council on Education (ACE) verification demonstrating any eligible CLEP and DSST examinations, and non-collegiate military training.

*All final transcripts must include graduation information

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Sample Courses

PY/HU 300S Child and Adolescent Development

An overview of the physiological, cognitive, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects of development from conception through age 18.

PY/HU 315S Abnormal Psychology

A survey of the current categories of abnormal behavior emphasizing symptoms, major theories of causality, and current treatment methods.

PY/HU 416 Learning and Memory

This course provides a basic overview of the principles, theories and applications of learning and memory. We will cover basic research, theory and applications in human learning, memory, information processing, verbal learning, conditioning and social learning. The knowledge you take away from this course will be useful to you in a wide variety of settings- not only psychology but also in your own personal and professional worlds.

Career Opportunities

  • Case management
  • Graduate programs in counseling
  • Social services
  • School counseling
  • Juvenile services
  • Parole and probation
  • Senior centers
  • Mental health services
  • Christian ministry
Faculty
Dr. Norèal Armstrong

Dr. Norèal Armstrong

Assistant Professor of
Counselor Education

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Dr. Gregory Blanton

Dr. Gregory Blanton

Professor of Psychology
and Human Services

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Dr. Brad Faircloth

Dr. Brad Faircloth

Associate Professor of
Psychology and
Human Services

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Dr. Penny Hamblin

Dr. Penny Hamblin

Assistant Professor of
Counselor Education

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Dr. Lotes Nelson

Dr. Lotes Nelson

Assistant Professor of
Counselor Education

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Dr. John-Nelson Pope

Dr. John-Nelson Pope

Associate Professor of
Counselor Education

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