Organizational Psychology | Townsend Institute | Concordia University Irvine

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Psychology

Townsend Institute at Concordia University Irvine

Apply psychology to the workplace.

If you’re curious & intrigued by why people do what they do, the Townsend Institute’s Organizational Psychology degree is one of the most unique & versatile bachelor degrees available today. Designed for working professionals, you will be equipped to maximize workplace productivity by motivating and engaging employees, developing leaders, building effective teams, creating dynamic organizational cultures, and measuring effectiveness and efficiency. This skill set is in demand - the U.S. Department of Labor projects a 53% growth in Organizational Psychology related careers. Organizations are becoming more complex—are you ready for the challenge?

  • Unique Opportunity. The Townsend Institute at Concordia offers Southern California's only Bachelor of Science in Organizational Psychology specifically designed for working professionals. This is a unique opportunity if you desire to complete your baccalaureate degree and expand your career options.
  • Timeliness. Our innovative 18-month program is created for busy working professionals.
  • Versatility. Org Psych prepares you for a variety of careers that often require a bachelor's degree, such as management, training and development, organization development, human resources, recruiting, and consulting.
  • Fully online. This program allows you to earn your bachelor’s degree 100% online. While there are no face-to-face or on-campus requirements, you will still have the opportunity to engage with your professors and peers in real-time sessions scheduled throughout each course.
  • Faculty of professionals. Classes are taught by scholar-practitioners who have designed curriculum that includes real-world application to enhance your employability and prepare you for graduate school.
  • Investment. Experience character growth as a building block for positive change.

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About John Townsend

Dr. Townsend holds a BA in psychology from North Carolina State University, a Masters in Theology from Dallas Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Biola University. He is a New York Times bestselling author, leadership consultant, psychologist and relationship expert. He has written 30 books, selling 10 million copies, including the bestselling Boundaries series and The Entitlement Cure. Dr. Townsend’s Competence Plus Character model analyzes a leader’s strengths, challenges, and performance in the context of their unique organization.

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Most degree programs require a local site or campus through which you earn your degree, but that is not the case with the online bachelor's degrees offered through the Townsend Institute at Concordia University Irvine. With our flexible online delivery format, you can live and work anywhere and take all of your courses online to earn your bachelor’s degree.

The design of our online curriculum makes use of some of the most innovative techniques in distance learning today. But we also recognize that students in online programs benefit from periodic real-time sessions. That’s why each of your courses will include regularly scheduled class times with your professors and peers. In these two-hour online sessions, which are scheduled once during the first, third, fifth, and seventh weeks of each course, you and your classmates will participate in live lectures and discussions. This online delivery system provides the opportunity to engage with our excellent faculty and network with other students in your cohort, while still offering the flexibility of a fully online degree program.

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Dr. John Townsend invites you to learn from decades of experience in counseling and know-how to bring transformation, performance, and productivity to teams and organizations. The Townsend Institute has earned a reputation for its relational approach to begin with character growth as a building block for high motivation and performance.

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Committed, Supportive Faculty

Our scholar-practitioner faculty members understand their role as both teachers and mentors and strive to help students grow as people and professionals. Our faculty is comprised of professionals who incorporate ethical best practices in their chosen fields. Our small classroom sizes allow our faculty to support our students in achieving their academic and career goals. With a commitment to faithful service and scholarly learning, the professors share their journey in which they integrate their faith and life experiences with their profession.

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Tuition and fees.

When you maintain continuous enrollment the tuition will remain the same throughout the program. Tuition does not include the price of textbooks.

Tuition/Fee Cost
Application Fee $50
Graduation Fee Graduation Fee
Tuition/unit $520
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