• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Psychology from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) aims to enhance students skills in communication, quantitative analysis, and critical reasoning and to prepare them fulfill their roles as responsible members of their families, community and society generally.

Graduates with Psychology from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will be able to:

  • demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
  • demonstrate information competence and the ability to use computers and other technology for many purposes.
  • communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
  • recognize, understand, and respect the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.
  • develop insight into their own and others’ behavior and mental processes and apply effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.
  • emerge from the major with realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge, skills and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of settings.

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:

  • General Psychology 
  • Advanced General Psychology 
  • Elementary Statistics 
  • Abnormal Psychology 
  • Experimental Psychology 
  • Psychology Of The Exceptional Child 
  • Psychological Testing 
  • Childhood Therapies & Treatments 
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Black Psychology 
  • Mental Disorders 
  • Sensation And Perception 
  • Crisis & Group Counseling

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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).

General Requirements

  • At least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum 
  • No more than one developmental course, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 , core GPA of 2.0, and ACT composite score of at least 20.
  • ACT composite score of at least 23 and no more than one developmental course needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3599 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 USD/month
    Living Costs

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