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Psychology - General, Theoretical, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Madison, NJ, United States
This program, leading to a master’s degree in general/theoretical psychology, allows students to complete the typical B.A./M.A. course sequence in five years, rather than the usual six years of full-time study.

Overview

Students can enter the program as incoming freshmen or as students already enrolled in an undergraduate program at Fairleigh Dickinson University (or incoming transfer students). Current undergraduate students must first complete a minimum of 12 credits in psychology. Students’ academic and work experiences should reflect a strong potential for successfully completing the academic requirements of the accelerated B.A./M.A. program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Research & Writing
  • Speech/Professional Communication
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Math or Technology or Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Ethical and Moral Analysis
  • Scientific Analysis
  • Language
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Child Development
  • Art and Culture
  • Humanities
  • Transitioning to University Life
  • Preparing for Professional Life
  • Cross-cultural Perspectives 
  • Global Issues       

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • An Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • A $40 non-refundable fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official SAT or ACT standardized test scores
  • Official transcripts from all high schools attended
  • Personal Essay on a topic of your choice optional
  • Personal Interview optional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45528 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39686 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Madison

  • 1793 - 4420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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