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Psychology and Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Hadley, MA, United States
The department offers two options for Bachelor in Pshychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College: Option I requires a minimum of 60 credits and leads to teacher licensure; Option II requires a minimum of 48 credits and does not lead to licensure. Both majors are interdisciplinary, which means a minor in another discipline is not required.
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Overview

The Department of Psychology and Education offers programs in:

  • Psychology (major or minor)
  • Psychology and Education (major)
  • Neuroscience and Behavior (major with the Department of Biological Sciences)
  • Education (minor)
  • Educational Studies (interdisciplinary minor)
  • Teacher Licensure

The Bachelor in Pshychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College courses offered by the department cover extensive territory. Developmental psychology includes the study of children, adolescents, and life-span issues. Social psychology examines such issues as the psychology of racism, the psychology of women, and the effects of social influence on families and individuals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    44 alternative credits

    Option I: 60-64 credits

    Option II: 44 Credits

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit the Common Application
  • SAT I, SAT II, and ACT test scores are optional, though you are welcome to submit them
  • If you are applying for financial aid, it is important to know the deadlines and what forms are required
  • Mount Holyoke strongly recommends scheduling an interview with an admission counselor or alumna representative prior to applying
  • If you have athletic talents, Mount Holyoke is happy to receive portfolios, tapes, slides, or videos that showcase your talent
    • If you have devoted a significant amount of time to art, dance, film, music, or theatre and you plan to continue it at Mount Holyoke as a major, you may submit examples of your work as a supplement to your application
    • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Hadley

  • 1068 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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