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Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Psychology is the scientific study of all aspects of human behavior and mental processes. The Psychology program of the Southeast Missouri State University provides a general background in basic processes (learning and memory), cognitive processes, social psychology, developmental psychology, clinical/personality psychology, and statistics and research design.
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Overview

Students of the Psychology program of the Southeast Missouri State University are prepared for a variety of careers in social services, human resources, and business areas. It also provides the foundation for graduate study in specialized areas of psychology. Students may participate in psychology clubs and honor society activities, as well as conduct their own research with faculty mentors.

Psychology graduates work in health, political and business settings, state and federal government, publishing and non-profit areas. Examples of job titles include psychological rehabilitation specialist, career/employment counselor, public relations representative, conservation officer, recreational therapist, probation/parole officer and child development specialist.

What You'll Do

  • Interact with qualified faculty in small class settings
  • Be prepared for careers or graduate study
  • Be able to participate in our annual Student Research Conference
  • Participate in and develop psychological research
  • Be able to participate in career-relevant internship opportunities

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Cottonwood Treatment Center
  • Lutheran Child & Family Services
  • American Red Cross
  • Family Counseling Center
  • Bootheel Counseling Center

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 include:

  • Ethics & Diversity in Psychology
  • Behavioral Statistics
  • Research Methods in Psychology 
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology
  • Learning & Memory
  • Abnormal Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 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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