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Applied Psychology and Human Development

Boston College

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
59050 USD/year
59050 USD/year
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About

The Applied Psychology and Human Development  program from Boston College prepares students to contribute to society through service, action, and leadership.  It also allows students to study key areas that are at the forefront of current social and educational challenges confronting society: Health; Human Capital; Advocacy and Policy; and Applications to Learning.

Overview

Do you want to enrich the lives of children and adults every day? Do you want to improve the communities, schools, and families around you and throughout the world? 

Do you want to understand the interface between human development and health, between psychology and the workplace, and between knowledge and action? 

Are you looking for a practical major that opens up a variety of future options in fields of human resources, counseling psychology, health, education, research, community programming, leadership, or policy and law?

If so, then a degree in  Applied Psychology and Human Developmentfrom Boston College is your first step.

The program features:

  • Internationally recognized faculty in applied developmental, educational, and counseling psychology
  • A foundational course sequence in human development across the lifespan, the analytic tools central to social sciences, and the application of applied psychology to real world settings
  • An integrated field placement and course that helps students identify their purpose, including future career and life aspirations
  • The flexibility to choose one of four focus areas: Human Services and Health Sciences; Organizational Studies and Human Capital; Policy, Advocacy and  Community Change; or Science of Learning
  • A wide-ranging set of electives from within the program and across BC, so that each student can frame their major to meet their individual interests and career goals

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mental Illness: Social and Clinical Perspectives
  • Social Oppression and Transformation
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Personality Theories
  • Spirituality, Religion & College Student Experience
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Counseling Theories
  • Motivation and Self-Regulated Learning
  • Gender Roles
  • Contemporary Issues in Applied Psychology & Human Behavior
  • Educational Leadership in Higher Education
  • Public Health Practice in the Community
  • Health Psychology
  • Readings and Research
  • Psychology of Work
  • Translating Science of Learning into Practice
  • Public Health Practice in the Community

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Testing
    • International applicants must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test examination scores.
    • Curriculum Evaluation
    • All students are required to submit an official high/secondary school transcript. 
    • Supporting Materials
    • The School Report and Counselor Recommendation Form 
    • Teacher Evaluations 
    • Application Fee
    • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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