Psychology Degree Programs

“I am grateful for my experience as a MPSY student. The professors were wonderful, and their expertise in the different areas of psychology shaped me into a confident and well prepared therapist. I feel lucky to have been part of the program!” — Sarynelly Rojas-Colón, 2009 MPSY Graduate

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

In preparation for a host of careers in mental health, education, business, public health, court systems, and family life, we offer a B.S. (both on ground and online) and a Minor in Psychology. Small class sizes, interactive programming, and caring, professional faculty offer a unique learning experience. The undergraduate degree in psychology is offered as part of the Women’s College and the Undergraduate School at Brenau University. Undergraduate Coordinator: Dr. Perry Daughtry (770) 533-5404 or


Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Pre-Occupational Therapy Concentration

Students enter the Brenau Occupational Therapy program at the graduate level. There are several majors at Brenau specifically designed to provide the undergraduate preparation for entry into the MSOT program. This Psychology (pre-OT) major is designed for that purpose. Students who take the substantial portion of their undergraduate work at Brenau are given preference in admission.


Master of Science in Clinical Counseling Psychology

For those interested in becoming professional counselors or for those who wish to continue training in psychology at the doctoral level, we offer a M.S. in Clinical Counseling Psychology. The curriculum reflects the most advanced scientific knowledge and practice techniques relevant to psychological counseling. Nearly all courses are taught by experienced, full-time faculty. The M.S. in Psychology program is also available. The M.S. in Clinical Counseling Psychology program is a co-educational, 2 year full-time or 3-4 year part-time program offered one morning and one evening per week in both Gainesville and Norcross/North Atlanta. Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Gary Bauman (770) 534-6225 or


Master of Science in Applied Gerontology

This degree places graduates on the cutting edge of serving the older population. The M.S. in Applied Gerontology is an innovative, interdisciplinary program for those interested in various aspects of healthcare including: psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, health science and biology as well as liberal arts, business, social work, housing, interior and fashion design, institutional care, transportation, the law, and geriatric care management. This custom designed program is only offered through the Online College at Brenau University. Program Director: Dr. Bonnie Kin (770) 297-5951 or


Lareina Bawayan participates in an activity with ink blot cards in the Psychology Lab. (AJ Reynolds)