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Psychology, Bachelor

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Essex, MD, United States
As a major of the Psychology program from Gordon College, you’ll acquire valuable clinical skills that will help you work with people. In addition, you will explore the brain’s intricate underlying processes, and can apply that knowledge to solve practical problems in a wide variety of fields—including business, marketing, medicine, law, sports, forensics, social work and education.
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Why study the Psychology program from Gordon College?

Psychology is one of the largest majors at Gordon—but our faculty are deeply invested in the lives of each individual student. They are faithful mentors, gifted teachers and active researchers. Gordon’s intensely hands-on approach means you’ll have opportunities to become a key player in publishable faculty research (or pursue your own endeavor), engage in lab projects that simulate real psychology, study brain waves, and complete internships in your area of interest.

What careers can I pursue with a psychology major?

Careers in psychology are vast and varied. Balanced coursework that covers the psychology spectrum—from theory to practice—coupled with hands-on experience through research, labs and internship will prepare you well for top-notch graduate programs and diverse careers in fields including:

  • Clinical psychology
  • Research
  • Organizational/industrial psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Missions or church work
  • Law or government
  • Medicine
  • Teaching
  • Public health

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Person in Psychological Context
  • Research Methods 
  • Scientific and Philosophical Theories in Psychology
  • Senior Seminar
  • Clinical Psychology: Psychopathology
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Counseling Theory and Practice

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Schedule your admissions interview

Your admissions interview may be conducted by phone or Skype. The interview gives us a chance to get to know you better. To schedule an interview, email your admissions counselor three dates and times that are convenient for you. 

  • The $50 application fee has been waived for international applicants.
  • Send us your reference

Academic Reference

If you provided an email address for your academic references on your application, the Academic Reference form will be sent directly to that person. 

  • Mail your scores

a. Your official academic records

These must be received from all secondary school(s). 

b. Your SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or IELTS results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38650 USD/year
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  • National

    38650 USD/year
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Living costs for Essex

  • 1369 - 2320 USD/month
    Living Costs

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