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Psychology, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The major in Psychology is designed for students who want to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree and attend graduate or professional school, or enter the workforce in a variety of applied areas, including mental health, drug rehabilitation, business, industry, or human resources.

The Psychology Program at The University of Tennessee at Martin offers a broadly-based liberal arts education with a major in Psychology and a related subject minor. The Psychology major incorporates the educational goals of the profession as enumerated by the American Psychological Association. Achievement of these goals prepares the undergraduate student for graduate study or successful entry into a wide variety of occupations at the Bachelor's Degree level.

The graduating Psychology major at UTM is expected to: 

  • Students will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  •  Students will understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Students will be able to communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
  • Students will demonstrate information competence and the ability to use computers and other technology for many purposes.
  • Students will pursue realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge, skills, and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of settings that meet personal goals and societal needs.

Career options:

The major in Psychology is designed for students who want to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree and attend graduate or professional school, or enter the workforce in a variety of applied areas, including mental health, drug rehabilitation, business, industry, or human resources.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Honors: Introduction to Psychology
  • Careers in Psychology
  • Human Relations and Personal Adjustment
  • Human Relations for Staff
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology 
  • Learning and Cognition
  • Health Psychology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis 
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete the Admissions Application online: 
  • Submit the $30 application fee when you complete the application (
  • Send your official high school transcript to the UT Martin Office of Admissions.
  • Send us your official ACT and/or SAT scores. 
  • Upon graduation, request that a final high school transcript be sent to the Admissions Office. If you received a GED, request a GED transcript be sent to UT Martin
  • If you have completed dual credit coursework while in high school, have a copy of your official dual credit transcript sent to the UT Martin Admissions Office directly from the college where you earned the credit. *Not required if your dual credit was taken with UT Martin*

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7458 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7458 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4438 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Martinez

  • 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

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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