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Psychology, BS in Education

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New York City, NY, United States
Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior, emotion, and thought.  The goals of psychology are to describe, explain, predict, and influence mental and behavioral processes.  Objective observation, experimentation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis are psychologists' tools for achieving these goals.


The Psychology Department at UW-Whitewater seeks to provide students a wide variety of skills that students will utilize in their careers, education, and daily lives.  These skills will propel students into careers and graduate schools and will remain useful throughout students' lives.  The following is a list of the skills and opportunities that psychology students can expect to gain.

  • Broad exposure to the basic concepts, theories, research, and ethical issues of psychology
  • Education in the scientific method including hands-on research opportunities
  • Strong critical oral and written communication skills, including the ability to evaluate and convey the evidence for claims regarding human behavior
  • Applied experience through fieldwork opportunities in the regional community
  • Research experience working closely with faculty members on research projects that may result in presentations and/or publications
  • Access to internship opportunities
  • Critical thinking skills (more information about this skill is provided below)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • introductory psychology 
  • basic statistical methods
  • research methods
  • introduction to behavioral neuroscience
  • learning and conditioning
  • psychology of personality
  • psychology of childhood
  • abnormal psychology
  • social psychology
  • psychology of perception
  • cognitive psychology
  • literacy in the disciplines
  • foundations of education in a pluralistic society
  • introduction to education and teaching
  • the teaching of social studies in the secondary school
  • directed teaching - alternative placement middle school
  • and directed teaching-secondary
  • directed teaching - alternative placement secondary school
  • and directed teaching-middle school
  • educational psychology
  • measurement and evaluation in the secondary school
  • field study
  • introduction to special education

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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General Requirements

  • Online application (Submit application first and then send the supporting documents. That would facilitate the processing of all the materials)
  • Academic Records (If your academic record is not issued in English, we will require physical copies of the official English translation in a sealed envelope. We do not accept translations done by the applicants themselves)
  • English Language Scores
  • Financial Documents
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16235 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16235 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16235 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16235 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7662 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Minnesota Resident: $8,180 
  • Discount for nonresident students whose parent or grandparent received a degree from UW-Whitewater: $12,517 

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Nonresident students are automatically eligible for scholarships of $2,000 to $5,000 per year, based on ACT/SAT scores, high school course rigor, class rank and grade point average, and the college application statement. Students will be notified at point of admission regarding these merit-based awards.

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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