College of Psychology & Counseling

Message from the Dean


Welcome to the College of Psychology and Counseling.

The College of Psychology and Counseling (CPC), offers degree programs in psychology, counseling, sport psychology, and marriage and family therapy.  In addition to a bachelor’s degree in psychology, offered both on-ground and online, CPC offers a bachelor’s degree in Sport Psychology, and master’s degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Counseling. The Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and the Master of Science in Counseling are both designed to provide a pathway towards licensure as a marriage and family therapist and/or professional clinical counselor. In addition, CPC hosts the Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, which is designed to provide opportunities for students to make scholarly contributions in the field of MFT. We believe that the College of Psychology and Counseling will offer you a life-changing experience.

The College of Psychology and Counseling is committed to providing the highest quality of education by integrating theory, practical application, and research into its curriculum. It offers both traditional classroom learning and online education to accommodate diverse student needs.

Our faculty strives to design curriculum that weaves together theory, practical application and research throughout each program. We are committed to building and maintaining a supportive Christ-centered community, with strong relationships between students, faculty, and alumni. 

The faculty in the College of Psychology and Counseling is deeply committed to providing high quality education and learning experiences the inspire intellectual curiosity, diversity and cultural awareness. Graduates from CPC go on to pursue careers in various fields, including community mental health, leadership, organizational psychology, sport-related industries, and government organizations.

Laura L. Steele, Psy.D.

Dean, College of Psychology and Counseling


The Psychology & Counseling program exists to develop personal and professional understanding of the human lifespan from a Christian perspective.

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