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GC's Health Psychology Program Included in Best Online Psychology Degree Ranking by the Affordable Colleges Foundation

GC's Health Psychology Program Included in Best Online Psychology Degree Ranking by the Affordable Colleges Foundation

The Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology program at Greenville College was ranked among the Best Online Psychology Degrees for 2015 by the Affordable Colleges Foundation (ACF). ACF, a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information, has published its 2015 ranking of Best Online Psychology Degrees. GC’s B.S., Health Psychology program was ranked eighth on the list of 33 online psychology programs.

“To find the best schools offering the highest quality online education for psychology students, we looked beyond the sheer number of programs available and the total cost of a degree,” said Dan Schessler, founder and CEO of Affordable Colleges Foundation. “Our data team spent months researching hundreds of available online psychology degree programs to find out which schools truly make a difference with stand-out academics, resources and student support services.”

Health Psychology, B.S.According to The Princeton Review, Psychology was second most popular college major in 2014. The Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology at Greenville college is an online degree completion program which provides avenues for students who seek entry into health service professions, integrating faith and learning into each step of their professional development. 

“There are hundreds of career options for students with degrees in psychology,” said Schuessler. “Online learning allows students and working professionals to gain both educational and professional experience simultaneously.”

“We are pleased that in this era of academic competition the quality and affordability of our Health Psychology program was recognized in a national review," explained Dr. Susan Hughey-Rasler, Psychology Department Chair and Professor of Psychology at GC.

Dr. Susan Hughey-Rasler"Health Psychology provides training for students in critical areas for the future: the impact of environmental factors upon well-being, how to maintain and enhance the quality of life through life-span transitions, and how to engage family members in ethical decisions regarding medical care," continued Rasler. "We are excited about the vocational possibilities of this major today and in the near future.”

To learn more about the B.S., Health Psychology program at Greenville College, visit www.greenville.edu/healthpsychology or call 800.345.4440 to speak to an admissions counselor.

This story was published on February 17, 2015




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