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Psychology - Developmental, B.A.

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Whether you are just starting out in your academic career, looking for a major, or you are looking for graduate school options, University of Detroit Mercy's Psychology - Developmental program can take you from bachelor's to master's to doctorate.

About

University of Detroit Mercy offers a choice of three undergraduate majors: psychology, developmental and industrial/organizational. 

The University also offers four graduate programs leading to advanced degrees or specialist certificate, preparing psychologists for professional practice. Close relationships with professional organizations provide you with valuable practicum internship experiences through onsite placements. The department's excellent reputation in professional communities also facilitates your employability.

The Psychology - Developmental major is designed to prepare graduates for work in child and family programs such as child and adolescent development specialists, child or elder care providers, family services workers, parenting educators, child life workers and family relations consultants. In addition, students who complete the approved program can submit their transcripts to the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for provisional certification as a Family Life Educator.  

Career

A Developmental Psychology major prepares students for careers in child care, human services and family life education. Through practica and special projects, a student can acquire expertise in working with a particular population. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: National students application deadline:March 1st
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Human Relationships and Parenting 
  • Family Development 
  • Cross-Cultural Socialization 
  • Psychology of Death and Dying 
  • Basic Practicum 
  • Research in Developmental Psychology 
  • Social Psychology 
  • Biopsychology

                              English Language Requirements

                              • Minimum required score:

                                6.5

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                              • Minimum required score:

                                80

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                              • Minimum required score:

                                550

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                              General Requirements

                              Required Documents

                              In addition to the application, all freshman applicants must submit:

                              •   High school transcript

                              •   ACT or SAT scores

                              •   A writing sample of at least 250 words on a topic of your choice

                              •   Letter of recommendation

                              Tuition Fee

                              • International

                                14420 USD/semester
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                              • National

                                14420 USD/semester
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                              Living costs for Highland Park

                              • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
                                Living Costs

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