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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Omaha, NE, United States
Want insight into human behaviors, thoughts and emotions? Eager to conduct research as an undergraduate? Pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology from Creighton University may be the perfect option for you.
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Overview

When you pursue a bachelor in Psychology at Creighton University, you’ll gain hands-on experience by working in the community. Students who are enrolled in child psychology and school psychology courses, for example, work in agencies that serve these populations. Additionally, you’ll work side-by-side with faculty on research projects. And, for students headed to graduate or professional school, these experiences provide a stronger case for acceptance and a head start after being accepted.

Behavioral and Cognitive Neuropsychology Minor

A minor in behavioral and cognitive neuropsychology is particularly relevant to individuals interested in the biological sciences and related careers. The goal of the minor is to provide a balanced, synthesized and integrated view of the brain and its relation to cognition and behavior.

Outcomes

Within 6 months of graduation, more than 95% of Creighton’s College of Arts & Science graduates are employed, enrolled in graduate school or volunteering in their field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for psychologists is $69,280.

Creighton’s psychology program provides you with an excellent foundation, whether you’re interested in furthering your education or planning to start your psychology career right away. Creighton graduates with a B.A. in psychology:

  • Pursue masters and doctorate degrees in various areas of psychology (e.g., counseling/clinical, educational/school, cognitive, development, forensic, social, physiological, industrial/organizational)
  • Pursue professional training in the health professions (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, physical therapy, occupational therapy), in business (advertising, marketing and management) or law
  • Pursue advanced degrees in other psychology-related fields, such as social work or human resources

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    38 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Research Methods And Statistics I
  • Research Methods And Statistics II
  • Research Methods And Statistics II Laboratory
  • Group B: Foundational Domains in Psychology
  • Domain
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Learning: Basic Processes
  • Domain
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Domain
  • Infant and Child Development
  • Adolescent And Adult Development
  • Abnormal Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

  • A completed Application for Undergraduate Admission (there is space in both the Common App and Creighton Application to include your optional ZeeMee profile link).
  • Your official high school transcript, including the scale on which you were graded, sent directly from your high school.
  • Your ACT exam scores (sent to Creighton via our ACT school code, 2444) or SAT exam scores (sent via our SAT school code, 6121), writing portion not required.
  • A high school guidance counselor evaluation.
  • Essay or Personal Statement. 
  • Optional: your resume, and/or letters of recommendation written by one of your teachers, coaches, counselors, or mentors, attesting to your academic and social preparedness to study at Creighton.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39629 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39629 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39630 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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