Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Developmental Psychology
Turn Your Passion for Guiding and Teaching Children into a Career with Our B.S. in Developmental Psychology Degree!
If you are interested in pursuing a career in child psychology or looking to expand your current knowledge in the field, Liberty University’s online undergraduate developmental psychology degree program will set you on the path to success. This is a great first step if you are just starting your undergraduate psychology education to become a child psychologist, and it is also an excellent addition to prior degrees in psychology. If you are currently working in the child psychology field and are looking to continue your education, this program will offer new insight into developmental psychology. Our undergraduate psychology program with a focus in child development is designed to teach you how to stand out as a Christ-centered, ethical, and value-driven individual. You will learn how to apply Christian values to your prior knowledge that will help you integrate your faith into your training and practice.
Online undergraduate psychology degree programs are gaining popularity because of the flexible and affordable schedules along with the ability to study on your schedule. You don’t have to disrupt your current lifestyle to complete your degree. A convenient 8-week format is also available to online students wishing to take courses at a different speed. Liberty University started its journey with undergraduate distance learning back in 1985. As pioneers in the field, we are committed to providing a quality education in a way that accommodates our students’ needs to learn in-demand skills with an accredited online degree program.
What Will You Learn In Our B.S. in Developmental Psychology Degree Program?
You will develop a deep understanding of the effects of psychological and environmental factors directly linked to child development through this undergraduate developmental psychology program. Upon completion of your online B.S. degree, you will be able to move forward and continue your education or advance your career.
Here are some of the central topics you will cover in this program:
- Psychology of childhood
- Social psychology
- Psychology and christianity
As an online Christian university, Liberty University promotes a biblical worldview in all of our courses. This undergraduate developmental psychology program will teach you how to incorporate your faith into your future career in working with children. You will be exposed to current Christian theories and how they can be effectively applied through child psychology.
What Careers Can You Pursue with a Bachelor’s Degree in Developmental Psychology?
- Children’s program counselor
- Church administrator
- Group home manager
- Social caseworker
Our Online B.S. in Developmental Psychology Program Highlights
As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.
Here’s what sets us apart:
- Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com — and as one of the top 10 online schools in America by Niche.com. Earning your online bachelor’s degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
- Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
- To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-$2,000 per year on textbooks!
- Students are able to complete this flexible and affordable B.S. in Psychology – Developmental Psychology in as little as 3.5 years.
Military Benefits for the Bachelors of Developmental Psychology Degree Program
Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:
- Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
- Reserve/National Guard
- Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
- Current Department of Defense employees
We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Feb 15, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC
Experience That Matters to You
As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.
At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.
And what’s that?
- Academic Quality
These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.
We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.
– by BestColleges.com
Why Choose Liberty University?
Enjoy Flexible Courses
Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!
* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs
Maximize Your Time
Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.
Grow in Your Faith
All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.
Access Academic Support
Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.
At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 6 years… and counting!
As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.
While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition in 6 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.
For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.
87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!
Corporate Tuition Assistance
Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.
Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!
Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.