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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Midway, KY, United States| Online
The Psychology program of Midway University enables students to develop a foundation of knowledge to support core studies in Psychology, including basic knowledge of research methods and statistics.
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Overview

The Psychology program of Midway University will help students to:

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the core areas of Psychology supporting the research areas of the EPPP, Kentucky State Board of Psychology, the Profiles of Undergraduate Programs in Psychology APA, 2005 industry norms of by four-year liberal arts colleges/universities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in specific areas of interest outside of the Psychology core.
  • Explore the Psychology profession through capstone experience that integrates theory and practice, emphasizes leadership, and provides opportunities to evaluate future directions.

Graduates are prepared for entry-level occupations in the mental health and therapeutic sector and for application to graduate study programs.

Career Outlook

How can a psychology degree work for you? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual mean wage for psychologists in Kentucky in 2015 was between $81,960 and $85,060. Between 2014 and 2024, growth of the profession is expected to skyrocket by 19%.

Individuals with a psychology degree work in a variety of environments and serve in roles such as:

  • Counselor
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Therapist
  • Rehabilitation center assistant
  • Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Psychology
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Personality and Adjustment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale)
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test results are required
  • Complete the Application
  • Students are required to submit official High school transcripts, marksheets or academic record
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • US immigration regulations require that students demonstrate their ability to finance the first year of education before receiving the 1-20
  • Submit a copy of the photo page of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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