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John Carroll University

48 months
42676 USD/year
42676 USD/year
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By taking the Psychology program from John Carroll University you’ll gain a solid foundation in psychological concepts and theories, statistics, and experimental design. You’ll also choose from advanced seminar and lab courses. Topics include sensation and perception, child and adolescent development, personality theories, human memory and cognition, and mind, brain, and behavior.


Psychology is the scientific study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes. We empower students with knowledge in the core areas of psychology, critical thinking skills, and research experience as preparation for internships, graduate study, careers, or service.

At John Carroll, you can major or minor in psychology and focus in Child and Family Studies, Forensic Psychology, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, or Mental Health Services. You also can pursue an interdisciplinary concentration in neuroscience if majoring in psychology, biology, or chemistry. You will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Any student thinking at the Psychology program from John Carroll University should take PS 190 – Planning for Graduate School second semester freshman year. It is a 1-credit course that meets once a week for the 1st 7 weeks of the spring semester. Even those who are not sure about graduate school, your 1st year is the perfect time to take the course as you will be informed as the best practices to maximize your chances of gaining admission into graduate school. It is always wise to prepare yourself for future options. For those of you who like to plan, this course will provide you with a plan. If you have any questions about the course, you can discuss them with your advisor.

Course Description

Majoring in psychology helps students learn to explore and analyze human behavior and mental processes. It provides a base for a variety of academic and professional fields, such as psychological research, counseling, clinical psychology, social work, business and industry, medicine, human resources, and law.

Depending on your interests, you can elect to focus in one of six concentrations in applied psychology:

  • Child and Family Studies
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Mental Health Services

Our faculty will engage you in innovative research projects that will help you develop the critical-thinking skills and problem-solving abilities desired by internship sites, employers, and graduate schools. Like many of our students, you may even have opportunities to present your research findings at regional, statewide, and national conferences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Written Expression
  • Oral Expression
  • Humanities Experience
  • Planning for Graduate School in Psychology
  • Engaging the Global Community

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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John Carroll University reviews applications and accepts students on a rolling basis.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the Common Application online.
  • Ask your high school counseling office to submit your official transcript, Common Application School Report and/or Common Application Counselor Recommendation. A Common Application Teacher Evaluation is optional.
  • Submit your ACT and/or SAT test results.

Tuition Fee

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    42676 USD/year
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  • National

    42676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42676 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for University Heights

1099 - 1813 USD /month
Living costs

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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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