Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Marriage and Family Studies Online

See also: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Christian Counseling

You may also be interested in the following Christian Counseling Master’s degrees:

About the Marriage and Family Studies Degree

The Marriage and Family Studies degree program sets high and clear expectations, promotes active learning, and provides students with timely feedback on their progress. In addition to receiving a strong foundation in the scientific and applied traditions of marriage psychology and family psychology, students will learn about family dynamics, systems theory, and counseling strategies used by marriage psychology and family psychology researchers and therapists. Overall, the Marriage and Family Studies degree prepares students to integrate their faith with the practice of counseling and provides a launching pad for further graduate study in marriage and family therapy. This degree will equip men and women to serve their fellow man.

Coursework in Marriage and Family Studies psychology provides much of the liberal arts foundation students will receive at HCU. It is a foundation that will prepare them for many different career fields by teaching interpersonal, analytical, and critical-thinking skills required in any professional environment. But more importantly, the marriage psychology and family psychology courses will lead students to a higher wisdom in understanding life, people and the world around them.

Psychology Degree Plans

View the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree Plans:

[PDF]General Psychology Degree Plan

[PDF]Psychology – Christian Counseling Degree Plan

[PDF]Psychology – Marriage and Family Degree Plan

Admission Requirements

Students are required to submit transcripts showing they achieved a high school general or advanced diploma or a GED with passing scores. (Waived if student has 32 credit hours or more of transfer credit)

Students must submit all college transcripts from any previously attended institutions. Official transcripts should be sent directly from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree to be considered official. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted including postbaccalaureate or graduate-level transcripts.

You may be accepted with unofficial transcripts by emailing copies to; however, you must submit the official transcripts in a sealed envelope from the school or through an approved electronic service by your second semester.

Mailing Address

Houston Christian University
Attention: Online Admissions Verification
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77074-3298


Houston Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.