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Psychology of the Workplace, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students who are interested in pursuing graduate training in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology can also attend the Psychology of the Workplace program of Eastern Kentucky University.

Who Would be Interested in the Psychology of the Workplace?

  • Students planning a career in mental health or social services
  • Students preparing for professional schools or graduate school in psychology and related disciplines
  • Students interested in understanding human behavior and developing insight into their own and others' behavior
  • Students preparing for careers that require creative problem-solving, critical thinking, and the ability to apply psychological principles to their personal, social, and organizational life

Why Psychology?

  • Many opportunities for students to collaborate with faculty on research projects on a broad range of topics
  • Extensive co-op program and clinical practicum opportunities
  • Opportunity to learn from award-winning faculty and recognized scholars, all committed to student success
  • Flexible curriculum that allows students to focus on their specialized interests while gaining a solid foundation in psychology

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Employee Benefits Specialist in the Human Resources Department 
  • Inspector, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Louisville, KY
  • Home Resources Coordinator for therapeutic foster care agency, Lexington, KY
  • Graduate Programs (Master's or Doctoral) at Marquette University, Kent State University, University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Spalding University, EKU, Ohio University, and Tennessee State University

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Psychology of Work
  • Tests & Measurements
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social/Personality

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

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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

  • Submit an online application for the term (Fall, Spring or Summer) you would like to begin.
  • Pay the required $35.00 USD application processing fee.
  • Submit a copy of your passport information page proving a valid passport.
  • Submit complete secondary school records reflecting a cumulative grade of 75% (2.5 GPA equivalent) or higher. 
  • Submit an official copy of High School Diploma or Graduation Certificate.
  • Provide a declaration of finances showing an account balance of no less than $34,745 USD in the form of a bank statement with a letter of authorization from the account holder.
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9669 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9669 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4633 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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