Placeholder image for Genetics and Counseling Psychology

Genetics and Counseling Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Allentown, PA, United States
The Genetics and Counseling Psychology major is multidisciplinary, drawing on course work particularly from the Departments of Biological Sciences; Psychology; and Health Sciences. 

Overview

Within the context of the college’s mission, this program encourages its graduates to take a leadership role in an emerging healthcare field and to use independent thinking skills to investigate the real world impact of genetic variation.  As our understanding of the nature of human variation improves, so will our understanding of the nature of risk.  Students completing the Genetics and Counseling Psychology major develop an appreciation for the complexity of human traits, as well as the strengths and limitations of existing and emerging approaches to understand the bases of traits and the etiology of disorders with at least some heritable variation.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations in Biology
  • Genetics
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemical Principles
  • Chemical Equilibrium and Analysis
  • Health Professions
  • Introduction to Health Professions
  • Science, Ethics and Society
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Evolution
  • Health Psychology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Family as a Social Institution

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

    Get a free IELTS practice test
  • Minimum required score:

    59

    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 ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®

General Requirements

To be considered for admission into Cedar Crest College, students must complete a high school curriculum including four years of English, three years of History, three years of Math, and two years of a lab science. To apply as a first-year student:

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Personal essay
  • Recommendation form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 USD per year 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 Allentown

  • 1110 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

Wishlist

Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?