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Psychology and Human Services, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Newton, KS, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services at the William James College is a bachelor's completion program. Individuals with an AA or AS degree or with 45 undergraduate semester credits from an accredited college or university can apply to study for their Bachelor's degree in a work friendly three-year program. 
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Overview

Career Outlook

Successful graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services at the William James College will qualify to apply for more challenging jobs in mental health and human services. In addition, this degree should increase the graduate's earning potential. Graduates can also consider applying for graduate study in the many mental health, human services and health care degree programs at the Master's and the Doctoral level. 

Program Highlights

  • Scholarship Opportunity for Greater Boston students through the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative.
  • Outstanding Faculty offer academic advising and career mentoring.
  • Optional concentrations in Applied Behavior Analysis and Substance Use and Addictions.
  • Our program can be completed while working full time.
  • We offer a supportive learning environment with academic support services.
  • Tuition is affordable
  • Cohort model
  • Field education
  • Blended online and onsite classes
  • Veteran friendly

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Introduction to Mental Health 
  • Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior
  • Research Design and Methods in Psychological and Social Sciences

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

 While reviewing candidates, the committee will look for:

  • Overall academic preparation
  • A minimum of 45 transferable academic semester credits completed at one or more accredited colleges
  • Work/professional activities indicating maturity and appropriate motivation
  • Demonstrated commitment to complete this program

Required Application Materials:

  • Completed William James College Undergraduate Program Application for Admission
  • Personal Statemen
  • Official transcripts, sent directly to the William James College Admissions Office from each accredited institution attended

Completed applications are reviewed on space available basis. An interview may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Newton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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