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A psychology major or minor from Midway University can be a great choice for students seeking careers in a variety of fields or who wish to go on to graduate school.

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Hours
120 Credit Hours
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Format
Campus or Online
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Specialize
Alcohol/Drug Counseling Concentration
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The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program at Midway University enables students to:

  • Develop a foundation of knowledge to support core studies in Psychology, including basic knowledge of research methods and statistics.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in specific areas of interest outside of the Psychology core.
  • Explore the Psychology profession through a capstone experience that integrates theory and practice, emphasizes leadership, and provides opportunities to evaluate future directions.

Graduates are prepared for entry-level occupations in the mental health and therapeutic sector and for application to graduate study programs.

You can earn your psychology degree on-campus in our traditional semester format or online in our accelerated 8-week module courses. Students looking to do counseling work should consider the Concentration in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling.

Choose Your Focus

Whether selecting Psychology as a major or minor, there are many options to explore with this degree.

Frequently Asked Questions

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We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email admissions@midway.edu.

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid page for more details.

An admission decision can only be made with official documents. Transcripts are considered official when they are either mailed directly to Midway University from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope or sent electronically by a secured third party such at National Student Clearinghouse or Parchment.

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Students can view our Tuition and Fees Schedule online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to and apply for scholarships. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover.

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

Depending on your student type, there are different steps needed to get you ready to begin classes. Visit our Next Steps page to find your path, or contact admissions at admissions@midway.edu.

Career Outlook

How can a psychology degree work for you? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual mean wage for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Kentucky is about $81,040. The profession is expected to grow 6 percent from 2021 to 2031.

Individuals with a psychology degree work in a variety of environments and serve in roles such as:

  • Counselor
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Therapist
  • Rehabilitation center assistant
  • Teacher
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Small Classes

Our average class size is 17 students allowing more interaction with faculty.

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Affordable

Annually 99% of our traditional undergraduates receive institutional aid.

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Personalized Attention

Our student to faculty ratio is 15 students to 1 faculty member.

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Our Admissions Team would love to help you get started on your journey to become a MidwayU Eagle. Visit campus, request info, or apply today.
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Edie McClellan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Chair of Department of Social Sciences