Affordable Psychology Degrees & Certificates

California Southern University’s School of Behavioral Sciences offers an online psychology degree or certificate to meet your educational and career needs, whether you’ve only recently developed an interest in psychology or you’re a seasoned practitioner looking to obtain your doctorate.

  • 100% Online

    All our programs are offered completely online with no residency requirements

  • Faculty Mentors

    Personal instruction from gifted educators who are leading practitioners in their fields

  • Applied knowledge

    Gain exposure to all the leading psycho-therapeutic techniques

  • Education in practice

    Hone the personal qualities essential to effective therapeutic practice

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CalSouthern Benefits





A video introduction

CalSouthern is a different kind of online university. Its academic programs are rigorous and robust, constantly updated to reflect the latest trends and developments in the field. Its proprietary online learning system is sophisticated, yet intuitive and easy to use.

But what most distinguishes CalSouthern is its unique, student-centered culture, its “personal touch” and its total commitment to delivering a superior learning experience. It’s the CalSouthern Difference. It’s what the university community prides itself on, and it’s what distinguishes CalSouthern from your other educational options.

Learn more in this short video featuring University President Dr. Steven Beazley.


CalSouthern Commencement Ceremony

CalSouthern by the Numbers

100%

 Online

97%

 Student Satisfaction Rate

96%

 Would Refer a Friend

37 Yrs.

 Educating Working Professionals



CalSouthern’s School of Behavioral Sciences

As a supplement to your coursework, you will benefit from a helpful ALA-certified research librarian and a state-of-the-art online library, dedicated academic advisors, a clinical program director and the acclaimed Taylor Study Method which supplements and reinforces your learning. You can also participate in CalSouthern’s Master Lecture Series—live at the university’s California campus or via streaming webcast—to learn from and interact with some of psychology’s most renowned scholars, authors and practitioners.

  • CalSouthern Academic Advisors

    CalSouthern academic advisors Dr. Bajaj and Dr. Western.

  • Dr. Jeffrey Zeig

    Dr. Jeffrey Zeig lecturing at CalSouthern.





APPROVALS

The Doctor of Psychology degree meets the educational requirements of the California Board of Psychology for licensure as a clinical psychologist.

The Master of Arts in Psychology degree meets the educational requirements of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensure as a marriage and family therapist (LMFT) as well as for licensure as a professional clinical counselor (LPCC).

The Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate in Addiction Studies meets the educational requirements for certification with the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors and certification with the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.