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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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It is highly recommended that students preparing for graduate study in Psychology, theology, law, medicine, or other profession take an additional emphasis, minor, or major in one or more areas of the liberal arts: biology, math, computer science, English, philosophy, foreign language, political science, history, sociology, cross cultural sociology, art, music, environment & community studies, creative writing, film study, women's studies, international education & missions, Latin American studies, Appalachian studies, photography, management, or economics. Students with intentions of going to medical school should register early with the Health Professions Program.

Learning outcomes

The Psychology Department at Carson-Newman University seeks to provide an excellent undergraduate learning experience within a supportive Christian environment. The department is located in the Chambliss Building. In addition to traditional academic courses, the Psychology Department offers several practical opportunities through community field work, internships, independent research projects and teaching assistantships. One distinguishing feature of the Psychology Department is our emphasis on community participation and service. Following graduation, alumni have entered a variety of vocational fields,including mental health, the ministry, education, law, research, business and industry.

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:

  • Introduction to Behavior Science 
  • Understanding Human Behavior 
  • Human Development through the Lifespan
  • Childhood and Adolescence
  • Statistics and Research Design
  • Social Psychology
  • Ecological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • History and Systems of Psychology 

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 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.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • After you apply, please submit $100.00 application through your application portal at
  • Official Transcripts from high school or secondary school and diploma or National Examination Result slip (One in original native language, one translated into English)- A professional Evaluation is required for the admission process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jefferson City

  • 1005 - 1870 USD/month
    Living Costs

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