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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The Spring Hill College Department of Psychology provides practical education and field experience to enable students to find jobs in psychology-related fields immediately after obtaining the bachelor’s degree.

We also prepare students for graduate training in clinical psychology, school psychology, counseling, and a wide variety of experimental psychology programs. A unique feature of Spring Hill’s program is the emphasis on high standards of academic scholarship and research, community service, and personal growth.

Honors and Achievements

  • Six students presented at the 2014 Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference.
  • Nine students were published in the 2013 Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology.
  • Psychology seniors had a 100% pass rate for the ETS Exit Exam.
  • Students are inducted each year into the SHC chapter of the Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society.
  • The Psychology Club hosts numerous events and programs throughout the year, including the Peer One Project, Safe Spaces training, suicide awareness training, and sexual assault awareness.

Our Careers

  • Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Music Therapy

  • Case Management
  • Mental Health Services

Where We Intern

  • AIDS Alabama
  • Strickland Youth Center
  • Alabama Department of Mental Health
  • Infirmary Health Systems
  • American Red Cross

  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Covenant Hospice
  • Easter Seals
  • Encore Rehab
  • Altapointe
  • Alabama Orthopedic Clinic
  • Light of the Village
  • Penelope House
  • Premier Medical
  • School for Deaf and Blind
  • The Little Tree Preschool
  • The Learning Tree
  • Woody’s Song

Testimonials

Dr. Royce Simpson

Graduate programs are becoming increasingly competitive, but one way that you can distinguish yourself is by demonstrating the ability to complete a research project. We offer many opportunities for students to gain this valuable experience.

— Dr. Royce Simpson

Caroline Wilson ’12

Spring Hill College is a remarkable community, and the professors here have given me a lot of insight into real issues in the world.

— Caroline Wilson ’12

Badgers in Grad School

  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Louisiana
  • University of Southern California
  • Barry University
  • Drexel University
  • NOVA University
  • St. Edward’s University
  • Saint Mary of the Woods
  • American International College
  • University of West Florida
  • University of Alabama
  • Valdosta College

Fast Facts

  • Faculty: 4
  • Emphasis within the major: Psychology
  • Student Clubs: Psi Chi, Psychology Club
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