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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bellevue, NE, United States
The Psychology program at Bellevue University offers you one of the most flexible liberal arts degrees that can lead to a variety of career paths. Many people go into psychology because they are interested in understanding human behavior and seeking solutions to problems faced by humans and organizations.
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Overview

The Psychology program at Bellevue University focuses on the study of psychology as a science. In the degree program, you'll evaluate psychological theory and concepts and be able to apply these to research. 

In addition, the practice of critical thinking, problem-solving, research methods, and statistical analysis will help prepare you to conduct and present research and to apply scientific principles to understand and evaluate human behavior.

All of these skills translate well into career paths - in addition to the counseling professions - that is built on in-depth knowledge of human behavior and human interactions, such as:

  • Human and social services
  • Human resources and career services
  • Management or organizational leadership
  • Marketing, sales, and business analysis

Program Outcomes

You'll develop skills to become an effective communicator and presenter as we place a strong emphasis on the written and oral presentation. You will write research proposals and conduct your own empirical or scholarly research as a means to demonstrate good evidence-based practice skills and in preparation for future graduate study.

You also may pursue an internship as a way to learn more about the applications of psychology in human and social service agencies and as a gateway to entry-level positions.

At the successful completion of Bellevue University's in-class or online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program you will be able to do the following:

  • Apply the principles of scientific inquiry and critical thinking skills in psychology
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of psychological principles, theories, and data across situations
  • Communicate effectively about psychology through written, oral, and interpersonal means
  • Apply psychological principles and skill sets in preparing for future career paths or graduate/professional school

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Careers in Psychology 
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Culture and Psychology 
  • Introduction to Psychological Research 

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:

    500

    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.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    299 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    299 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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