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Psychology, B.A.

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Harrison, NY, United States
The Psychology program at Manhattanville College is about how we behave, what we feel, how we act – psychology, the science of human behavior, aims to get to the heart of these. Psychology majors will learn to think like psychologists. 

About

The Psychology program at Manhattanville College will teach you skills that are applicable to fields including counseling, research, forensics, human resources, and social work. No matter what career path you choose, there are two main branches of scientific psychology that your coursework will introduce you to: basic psychology and applied psychology. Both branches build our understanding of behavior. 

Through the process of inquiry- using curiosity, creativity and critical thinking- you’ll learn to frame questions, find the information and perform the research that answers these questions, understand the meaning of research results, and understand how they might be applied. These skills and understanding will be learned and practiced in coursework, independent research, and internship experiences.

Opportunities

You’ll get a chance to work alongside your professors, participating in their research programs, in the research projects of other students, and having professors and other students assist you in doing your own research projects. Internships and research placements are also available.

Careers include:

  • Applied Behavioral Therapist, 
  • Biopsychologist, 
  • Career Counselor, 
  • Clinical Psychologist, 
  • Employee Benefits Analyst, 
  • Forensic Psychologist, 
  • Guidance Counselor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National application is based on a rolling admission
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course outline:

  • Many students interested in psychology come to it because of their desire to help and understand others. 
  • You’ll  have opportunities to learn about the myriad ways of helping and understanding through your courses, the faculty’s research activities (e.g., causes of burnout in sports, how happiness can be sustained over time, and how immigrants become acclimated to their new homes, sport brain injury, etc.), and through internships.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Official transcript of grades (all documents written in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Proof of English proficiency

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Tuition Fee

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    19060 USD/semester
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  • National

    19060 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    19060 USD/semester
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Living costs for Harrison

  • 2275 - 4960 USD/month
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Funding

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