Online Bachelor's - Psychology of Human Relations

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Know yourself, and know how a foundational knowledge of psychology can help you advance and grow as a professional, from careers in business to engaging in ministry. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology of Human Relations is here to help you create hope in the world by understanding and improving relationships. This program empowers you to dive deeper into personality, motivation, behavior, and change through long-term, investigative assignments.

Discover the why behind human behavior and learn how to use it to help others (including you!) thrive in their workplaces, relationships, and social engagements.

  • Fully online – fit your studies within your schedule
  • Generous transfer policy – leverage your previously earned credits
  • Complete your degree in as few as 15 months
Program Mission

The mission of the BS in Psychology of Human Relations program is to "create hope in the world by understanding and improving relationships." The Capstone Program courses are the practical application of this overarching objective.

You’ll Learn To…

  • Grow personally through relevant coursework and practical application
  • Think critically, connecting examples, facts, and theories across fields of studies and perspectives
  • Integrate your faith not only in your coursework but within your day-to-day work and life activities
  • Integrate your faith not only in your coursework but within your day-to-day work and life activities

Career Options

  • This program prepares you for work in a variety of professional settings; government, business, non-profits, organizational leadership, and the church. It can help to clarify your interest in professional psychology or take the next step toward a graduate degree, which can lead to becoming a mental health worker. * This program is not intended to qualify students for independent practice as a licensed psychologist.


46 Total
$392/ Credit Hour*

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

15 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence. For a full list of courses required to complete your degree, please visit the university catalog.



Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of standard high school diploma or GED certification.
  • Original transcript from each undergraduate college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (DoED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor core program.

  • Completion of 120 semester hours.
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of the required core courses with a GPA of 2.25 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 hours of General Education Requirements as specified in the IWU Catalog.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

Minimum Computer Requirements

Students are expected to possess a computer throughout the duration of their program. Student computers must be able to run a supported browser and handle additional plug-ins as identified by the Learning Management System (LMS) company. Students should be able to produce, send, and receive documents that are compatible within the two most recent offerings of Microsoft Office to complete most of the assignments. IWU will offer support to students on only these two offerings of office software. Computer and Internet connection may need to be fast enough in some courses to watch streaming videos, participate in live meetings, upload large files, install software, and listen to audio lectures. In addition to these minimum expectations, participation in a CAPS course or program may entail additional computing and/or technology requirements.


Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities,, 202-546-8713.

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022