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Degree Type

Undergraduate

Major

Psychology

The Kuyper psychology program is a collaborative program with Cornerstone University. Understanding psychology is a valuable discipline no matter what your future profession is. It’s about seeing patterns and exploring the intricacies of the human mind and behavior. A degree in psychology can launch you down one of many paths—counseling, social work, teaching, and more.

The Kuyper Collaborative Education Program offers unique features—Kuyper’s strong Bible and theology core, Cornerstone’s strong psychology program, and Kuyper’s lower tuition costs. You will pay Kuyper tuition and be eligible for financial aid and scholarships through Kuyper.

100%

Of students participate in an internship or practicum experiences

4K

Kuyper tuition, on average, is $4,000 less than comparable Christian colleges

100%

Of graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation

3rd

Lowest debt at graduation among Michigan colleges

Career Opportunities

If you’re interested in psychology, there are several career paths available for you. The psychology program offers concentrations in counseling, family studies, child and adolescent services, and behavioral research.

Adoption Counselor

Case Manager

Youth Residential Counselor

Group Home Manager

Substance Abuse Counselor

Parent Educator

Family Counselor

Individual Case’s Counselor

Behavioral researcher

Internship Opportunities

A psychology internship or practicum to enrich your education and provide you with valuable experience. Both Kuyper and Cornerstone partner with organizations throughout West Michigan, such as:

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

West Michigan Refugee Education Center

Alpha Women's Center

Bethany Christian Services

Wedgwood Christian Services

DeVos Children's Hospital

Start your journey

Program Outcomes

The collaborative psychology studies program reflects a commitment to developing students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes, including being able to:

  • Articulate the historical progression to the present of psychology as a scholarly discipline and applied practice.
  • Describe the major concepts and theories from the developmental perspective in psychology.
  • Describe basic concepts and theories from the biological perspective in psychology.
  • Describe the professional practices, techniques, communication, and ethical standards from the clinical perspective in psychology.
  • Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency, and communicative fluency.
  • Communicate Scripture and theological truths effectively in a variety of settings.
  • Lead by demonstrating leadership skills to equip, disciple, and care for others.
  • Serve others by using God’s given gifts and strengths.
  • Make an impact by understanding your faithful participation in God’s mission.

“At Kuyper, I was challenged in my thinking and in my faith. I learned that if I was going to share Christ, I needed to know who Christ was to me.”

Aaron Meeuwsen Program Staff at Victory Bible Camp, Glacier View, Alaska

Program Curriculum

Your collaborative psychology program is unique and will be personalized to your interests and goals. You will develop a plan of study that allows you to take Bible and theology and core classes at Kuyper College and psychology classes at Cornerstone University.

General Psychology

Physiological Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

Spiritual Formation

Christian Doctrine

Majors & Programs

You will graduate with professional and biblical skills to think critically, communicate effectively as a Christ-centered leader.

KuyperWorks™

You will graduate with both an academic and a work transcript detailing your work experience for future employers.

Welcome

We invite you to explore Kuyper College to see if it could be where God wants to mold and shape you.

Plan A Visit

Our students, faculty, and staff are eager to meet you and help you discover how our community might also become yours.

Financial Aid

Tuition for first-year students will remain the same for four years and transfer students up to four years.

Scholarships

Kuyper College, community foundations, Federal and State Programs award thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants.

Residence Life

You will find comfortable and spacious suites at Schaal and Timmer Halls and Holts Apartments.

Spiritual Development

The Kuyper community will help you grow spiritually as you seek God’s direction for your life.