• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Geared towards working professionals, the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology can be completed on a full- or part-time basis. The program at University of Massachusetts Lowell can be completed entirely online, or as a mix of online and on campus courses. The convenience of the online format makes earning a degree much more attainable for many who would otherwise not be able to do so because of their busy home and work schedules. Students are able to take courses three times per year, during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

Learning outcomes

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a widely-respected, fully-accredited university. As an early pioneer of online education, the University has won several awards and earned national recognition for the quality of its online programs.

The University has built a solid reputation by offering one of the largest selections of online programs available through a traditional university. Courses are taught by full-time faculty who are experts in their fields, and by adjunct faculty who, as practicing professionals, bring real-world experience to the online class discussions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International applicants are advised to start the application process no fewer than 12 months in advance of the expected date of enrollment.

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • College Writing 
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Research I: Methods
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Community Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • To be considered for acceptance into a bachelor's degree program offered through the Division of Online and Continuing Education, students must hold a high school diploma or have passed either the GED® or HiSET®. 
  • Online and Continuing Education operates on a rolling admissions basis and each application is reviewed when the student's file is complete. Students must be admitted to a degree or certificate program in order to be eligible for most financial aid.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    33004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33004 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33004 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15078 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lowell

  • 1130 - 2350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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