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Psychology

The City University of New York

48 months
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620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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The BA in Psychology online degree program at The City University of New York focuses on investigating why people think, behave, and feel the ways they do.

Overview

Throughout the program in Psychology offered by The City University of New York, students gain a solid foundation in motivation, learning, social behavior, and development across the life span. Students learn how to conduct research, interpret behavioral situations, and communicate effectively while developing sociocultural and international awareness, and competencies in information and technological literacy.

The program’s fully online format separates it from other psychology programs, allowing students to read course materials, participate in class discussions, and complete assignments on a more flexible schedule.

Students also develop competencies in information and technological literacy, communication skills, sociocultural and international awareness, personal development, and career planning and development.

Career and Academic Prospects

  • The BA in Psychology program is an excellent foundation for a variety of careers including those in human and social services, management and business, marketing and market research, health care, and government. 
  • This program also offers the essential knowledge and training typically required for admission to graduate programs in psychology. Students interested in graduate professional programs in the law, international development, and administration will benefit from the program’s strong emphasis on critical thinking, ethics, and multiculturalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • General Psychology
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Learning and Cognition
  • Socio-Cultural Approaches
  • Statistical Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 24 earned credits from a regionally accredited institution. Official transcripts from all previous colleges, universities, or proprietary schools you have attended since high school must be submitted, whether or not you intend to request transfer credit.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or better is required for transfer admission to CUNY SPS.
  • To gain admission to CUNY SPS, students must satisfy the reading, writing, and mathematics basic skills requirements. 
  • A personal essay of at least 250 words is part of the application process.
  • Unless a currently enrolled CUNY student, to submit your application, you must pay a $70 non-refundable processing fee. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.

Resident

  • Full-time $3,465/semester

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.

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