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Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Mission, KS, United States
The Bachelor of Science program in Psychology offered by Alcorn State University aims to provide a general background for advanced studies in fields which require an understanding of human psychology, such as clinical psychology, vocational and educational guidance, medicine, education, social work and personnel work in business and industry.
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Key facts:

  • Students who major in Psychology at Alcorn State University are required to complete an introductory course and 48 semester hours in upper division courses in psychology. Students also complete a liberal arts core curriculum consisting of courses in history, fine arts, literature, mathematics, biology, modern language, philosophy and theology. 
  • Psychology Students are required to take an exit exam and complete a semester of internship during their final semester. The questions on the exit exam are drawn from the courses of study most commonly offered in undergraduate programs within the broadly defined field of psychology. The questions require students to identify theories, psychologists, methods and other information from the field. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications for admission are accepted any time during the calendar year. 

  • 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 
  • Learning 
  • Motivation 
  • Computer Application in Psychology 
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Theories of Personality

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

You must have the following items on file in the Office of Admissions in order for your application to be processed:

  • Application for Admissions (signed)
  • ACT/SAT Scores (Freshmen only)
  • Appropriate final Transcripts (High School or College)
  • Immunization Records (MMR) Click for more information
  • Photocopy of Social Security Card

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3645 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3645 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Mission

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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