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Psychology, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
Online
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at American Public University System examines the workings of the human mind by studying aspects of developmental, organizational, and abnormal psychology. 
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Overview

Emphasis is on applying the science of human behavior to vocational, personal, academic, and clinical settings. 

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at American Public University System is intended for students who plan to work in public-facing professions such as politics, law, counseling, human services, education, law enforcement, military service, human-computer interaction, and public management.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Articulate the major theoretical, historical, and conceptual ideas that underpin the broad discipline and specialty areas of psychology.
  • Delineate the education, training, roles, and professional responsibilities of psychologists.
  • Compare methodologies used in psychological research and data analysis.
  • Apply results of psychological research to contemporary issues in the field.
  • Evaluate how behavior is influenced by internal, environmental, and socio-cultural factors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Courses Start Monthly

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      8-Week Program Format

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Professional Careers and Education in Psychology
  • Personality Theories
  • Human Life Span Development
  • Learning and Cognition
  • Research Methods in Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

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General Requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
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Funding

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