B.Sc. in Psychology (BSc.PSY)
Helping others is very much encouraged in Islam and the work of therapist or counselor is very beneficial to the whole society.
“…and he who relieved a Muslim from hardship Allah would relieve him from the hardships to which he would be put on the Day of Resurrection…” (Sahih Muslim, 32/6250)
In order for the therapist or counselor to be successful with Muslim clients, it is crucial that he has an authentic knowledge and understanding of Islamic teachings because this is what he will further pass on to the client in order to modify his way of thinking and help him out of difficult situation. IOU’s BSc in Psychology is a wonderful combination of Islamic teachings and contemporary therapies that will make a student one day a very effective therapist. In sha Allah.
“Whoever does righteousness, whether male or female, while he is a believer - We will surely cause him to live a good life, and We will surely give them their reward [in the Hereafter] according to the best of what they used to do.” (Qur’an, 16:97)