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Psychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States
Suffolk University approach to Psychology is holistic: You’ll examine the neurological components of the brain and also study the way societies and circumstances cause different behaviors. Many majors go on to work as therapists and psychiatrists, but nearly every career requires psychological insight.
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Overview

Suffolk is known for an experiential, collaborative approach to learning. You’ll work closely with faculty members on research projects, gaining crucial analytical and communication skills that will be helpful in your career and in graduate school. 

On the Psychology at Suffolk University, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with a professor on an independent research project, where you’ll engage in the kind of intense library research and data collection often reserved for PhD students. By forging close relationships with your professors, you’ll gain both knowledge and allies in the field. Uniquely, Suffolk is home to a renowned Mental Health Counseling Master’s program and a respected psychology PhD program; you’ll be an active part of these thriving communities and have access to their resources.

Careers

At its heart, psychology is the study of human behavior, and human behavior is relevant to most careers. Some graduates go on to pursue graduate study and become psychologists, social workers, and mental health counselors. Others work in social and human services, communications, education, health care, nonprofits, and business.

Recent graduates are working at Judge Baker Children’s Center, Melmark New England, and MGH Institute of Health Professions; and studying at Boston University, St. John’s University, and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Psychology
  • Behavioral Statistics
  • Research Methods and Design
  • Theories of Personality
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Health Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Common Application or Suffolk Application and a $50 application fee
  • Essay/personal statement
  • Official high school transcript or GED/HiSET results
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of English Proficiency Option

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    38420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19210 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19210 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

International students are automatically considered for merit scholarship funding when applying to Suffolk. U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents may apply to be considered for financial aid.

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