• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Psychology programme offered by Park University is designed to prepare students for careers in many different fields, including: counseling, helping professions, business, industry, research and development, advertising, college teaching, medical settings, basic research, criminal justice, and government.

About

While studying psychology, students will learn about this broad discipline that deals with human behavior and mental processes. Ultimately, the psychology degree program at Park University helps students learn the science and application of this discipline.

As a student in the Psychology programme offered by Park University, you’ll able to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus or at one of over 40 campus centers nationwide. You may also take classes online. Students who choose to pursue a minor in psychology may take classes face-to-face in Parkville or online.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree requires a minimum of 122 completed credit hours, including 42 hours of degree-specific core curriculum and approved electives.

Careers

Our programs will prepare you for a career as a:

  • Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Counselor
  • Social Scientist
  • Market Researcher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    122 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Theories of Personality
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology

                                            English Language Requirements

                                            You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                            • Minimum required score:

                                              69

                                              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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                            • Minimum required score:

                                              525

                                              The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                                            • 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.

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                                            Academic Requirements

                                            You need the following GPA score:

                                            Required score: 2.5

                                            Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                                            Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                                            • Completed online Park University application form.
                                            • Non-refundable application fee of $75.00 paid as part of application form.
                                            • Official or unofficial transcripts from your high school/college. Certified English translations of the transcripts should be provided for transcripts that are in a language other than English. A 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA is required for full admission.
                                            • An Affidavit of Support signed by you sponsor and supporting bank statement(s) in US Dollars showing the ability to finance one year of study.
                                            • Color copy of your passport.

                                            Tuition Fee

                                            • International

                                              415 USD/credit
                                              Tuition Fee
                                              Based on the original amount of 415 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
                                            • National

                                              415 USD/credit
                                              Tuition Fee
                                              Based on the original amount of 415 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
                                            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                            Living costs for Parkville

                                            • 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

                                            Check the programme website for information about funding options.

                                            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.

                                            The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                                            Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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