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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Lexington, KY, United States
Transylvania University Psychology major allows you to apply your understanding of human behavior to careers in a variety of settings—clinics and hospitals, K-12 schools and universities, corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations. encourages students to critically evaluate empirical and theoretical perspectives regarding the nature of the mind and of behavior.
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Overview

Psychology is one of the many academic disciplines that pursue questions about what makes us human. Students of this Psychology major at Transylvania University will develop the tools needed to pursue scientific scholarship in the field of psychology while getting opportunities to deepen their problem-solving, communication and critical thinking skills as their studies in psychology intersect with other academic areas.

Transylvania has a dynamic group of faculty representing the major sub-disciplines in psychology, allowing students broad exploration and knowledge in the field, which is experience that employers and graduate schools value. Our program encourages students to critically evaluate empirical and theoretical perspectives regarding the nature of the mind and of behavior.

Careers

  • Art therapist
  • Clinical or counseling psychologist
  • College professor
  • Genetic counselor
  • Industrial/Organizational psychologist
  • Lawyer
  • Minister
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Psychiatrist
  • Public health administrator
  • Social worker

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications received from first-time students after February 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

  • 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
  • Research Methods for Psychology
  • Statistical Analysis for the Social Sciences
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6

    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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General Requirements

  • Admissions Essay
  • Official Secondary School Transcript
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic, ACT and/or SAT scores
  • Counselor's Evaluation and Recommendation
  • Teacher's Evaluation and Recommendation
  • Official College Transcripts (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41610 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41610 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington

  • 908 - 1470 USD/month
    Living Costs

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