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Psychology - Workplace Psychology, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
Richmond, KY, United States
Bachelor of Science Psychology – Workplace Psychology at Eastern Kentucky University provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the application of psychological theories and procedures to the world of work.
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A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology – Workplace Psychology provides students with a strong academic foundation and builds critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills. EKU’s online psychology program is real-world focused, providing the opportunity to design a degree plan that’s meaningful to each student’s interests and career path.

Completion of this program does not result in certification or licensure in the workplace psychology field, but will prepare you for certain entry level positions or to enroll in a related graduate or professional program after graduation.

Career options

(Careers listed here may require additional education or degrees)

  • Victim’s advocate
  • Crime analyst
  • Court liaison
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Social and human services worker
  • Clinical psychologist

What sets our program apart?

When you enroll in EKU’s online Bachelors in Psychology – Forensic Psychology program, you’ll find there is nothing distant about our distance education model. Student engagement and success is our top priority from day-one.

  • Our expert faculty provide interactive feedback and a collaborative approach to learning
  • Unique opportunities for joint student-faculty research
  • Forensic Psychology concentration option
  • Online tutoring anywhere with our PASS tutoring program
  • Dedicated academic advisor and individualized degree mapping

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Information Literacy in PSY
  • Information Literacy in PSY (Writing Intensive)
  • Career Development in Psychology
  • Statistics-Research Methods I
  • Statistics-Research Methods I (Writing Intensive)
  • Statistics-Research Methods II
  • Senior Exit Course in Psychology

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Be a high school graduate, have a G.E.D., or have completed an approved home-school curriculum with SAT sub-scores meeting or exceeding 430 in writing, 460 in math and 470 in reading or ACT sub-scores meeting or exceeding 18 in English, 19 in math and 20 in reading.

  • Hold an A.A.S., A.S. or A.A. degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.0

  • Have 24 hours of transfer credits from a regionally accredited institution, including equivalents to an EKU 100-level or higher English and math course, with a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Have COMPASS sub-scores meeting or exceeding 85 in reading, 36 in algebra domain and 74 in writing

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8940 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4284 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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Financial assistance is available to help students offset the cost of their college education. There are fi ve types of fi nancial aid: grants, loans, employment, entitlements, and scholarships. The grants, loans, and federal work study programs are need-based. To determine how much money and for which programs the student qualifies, he/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid each year.

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