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Division of Psychology


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The Division of Psychology includes expert faculty who are dedicated to training the next generation of students to positively impact individuals, couples and families. As a division, our mission is to utilize psychological theory and research in applied contexts to prepare graduates to better understand the relationship between the mind, brain, behavior and the environment; and to respond to real-world problems through the biblical perspective in order to redeem and restore the functioning of individuals, relationships, communities and society.


About Us

Please check out the Division of Psychology’s traditional and online undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs as well as our centers and labs, which are led by expert practitioners, researchers and other highly qualified professionals in the mental health and related fields. Our faculty and staff apply their advanced education, training and experience to each and every student interaction. Whether drawing upon general, clinical, counseling, forensic, industrial-organizational or sport and performance psychology, among other subdisciplines, the Division of Psychology faculty are well-equipped to help students apply psychological theory and research to better contemporary society.

Joshua Knabb

Why the Division of Psychology?

The aim of the Division of Psychology is to walk alongside, mentor and train our students over the course of their educational experience to help them develop the knowledge and behaviors necessary to confidently and skillfully respond to psychological problems in the 21st century. Prospective students, please consider joining us to accomplish this salient task.


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College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504

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Dr. Joshua Knabb
Associate Dean, Division of Psychology, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

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