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Psychology

The University of Akron

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11635 USD/year
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About

Students in the Psychology program of The University of Akron will learn about the scientific study of mental processes and behavior.

Overview

Psychology Fundamentals

The core curriculum of the Psychology program of The University of Akron includes courses in:

  • quantitative and experimental methods
  • cognitive processes and assessment
  • developmental, social and personality psychology

Students select electives in accordance with their individual interests

Professional Preparation

Coursework prepares interested students to pursue graduate work in psychology and related fields

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • win teaching awards
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Degrees and Preparation

Psychology offers diverse career opportunities within its many specialties.

  • Health psychologists help people lose weight, stop smoking or manage pain.
  • Neuropsychologists study relationship between the brain and behavior.
  • geropsychologists deal with problems faced by the elderly.
  • Counseling psychologists help people manage life's everyday problems.
  • School psychologists help resolve students' learning and behavior problems.
  • industrial-organizational psychologists improve productivity and the quality of work life.

Possible positions with a bachelor's degree:

  • education
  • management
  • sales
  • health care

Graduates with advanced degrees pursue careers as:

  • Master’s degrees will qualify jobseekers for positions in research, education and social services.
  • Doctoral degrees prepare individuals to become:
  • licensed clinical or counseling psychologists
  • college and university faculty and researchers

Career Outlook

Opportunities will continue to grow in the field of psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Professional and Career Issues in Psychology
  • Quantitative Methods in Psychology
  • Introduction to Experimental Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Biopsychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
48
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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