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King University News :: New Programs Offered at Knoxville Campus

King offers programs specifically designed with the adult learner in mind through the College's Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program, as well as numerous courses for students who wish to transition from an associate degree to a bachelor's degree.

GPS students at King's Knoxville location, The Village at Hardin Valley, will have the opportunity to study the two most recent additions to the program - Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BS-Psych) and Bachelor of Science in Communication (BS-Comm).

The Psychology and Communication degree programs are designed to prepare students for careers with excellent analytical thinking, communication, presentation, and design skills. Both programs combine core programming essentials to its discipline, and are complemented by integrated courses in the liberal arts. The result is an academically advanced experience designed to empower the student with excellent writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills. Both degree options incorporate the management knowledge, philosophy, skills, theory, and tools necessary for a successful career.

Career fields open to BS-Psych students include areas such as caseworker, probation officer, behavioral analyst, residential/group home program coordinator, child protective services, or human resources. The program also provides a strong background for continuing to a graduate degree which can lead to careers as psychologists, social workers, researchers, educators, and licensed therapists.

A bachelor's degree in Communication opens career options such as public relations, media, non-profit administration, internal affairs, politics, sales, online business content designer, grant writing, event planning, or research.

Other degree offerings at King's Knoxville location, The Village at Hardin Valley, include Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN-BSN), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).