Bachelor’s in Psychology
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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 a broad knowledge of the core areas of Psychology supporting the research areas of the EPPP, Kentucky State Board of Psychology, the Profiles of Undergraduate Programs in Psychology APA, 2005 industry norms of by four-year liberal arts colleges/universities.
- Demonstrate knowledge in specific areas of interest outside of the Psychology core.
- Explore the Psychology profession through 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 online in our accelerated 8-week module courses or on-campus in our traditional semester format. Students looking to do counseling work should consider the Concentration in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling.
How can a psychology degree work for you? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual mean wage for psychologists in Kentucky in 2015 was between $81,960 and $85,060. Between 2014 and 2024, growth of the profession is expected to skyrocket by 19%.
Individuals with a psychology degree work in a variety of environments and serve in roles such as:
- Social Worker
- Rehabilitation center assistant
90% of students receive some form of financial assistance
meet faculty face-to-face to get in-person assistance even as an online student
Frequently Asked Questions
We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 for more details.
Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Our online and evening undergraduate and graduate programs’ tuition is based on the number of credit hours taken each module. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees 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. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.
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.
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University credit can be earned for knowledge gained through prior work and learning experience depending upon the nature and scope of the experience. Students can earn up to 21 credit hours towards an undergraduate degree program based on assessment. Review the Credit for Prior Learning webpage or section in the catalog for more information.
Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.
Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.
Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at email@example.com.
A Peek Inside Our Program
You will earn your online psychology degree by completing 120 credit hours. (4 years full-time) Depending on credits transferred or credits earned through our Credit for Prior Learning program, that time could be a lot less.
|Course Number||Name of Course||Credit Hours|
General Education Requirements
Major Course Requirements
|PSY 180||General Psychology||3|
|PSY 260||Human Growth and Development||3|
|CRJ 312||Social Psychology||3|
|PSY 315||Physiological Psychology||3|
|PSY 320||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSY 330||Personality and Adjustment||3|
|PSY 337||Counseling Theory & Techniques||3|
|PSY 355||Research Methods||3|
|PSY 401||History and Systems of Psychology||3|
|PSY 405||The Psychology Profession||3|
|PSY 410||Community Service Practicum||3|
|PSY 415||Senior Project Demonstrating Excellence||3|
|MTH 245||Probability and Statistics (Prerequisite MTH 140)||3|
Choose two from the following:
|PSY 265||Multicultural Psychology||3|
|PSY 301||Patterns of Human Sexuality||3|
|PSY 307||Kinesic Interviewing||3|
|PSY 321||Psychology of Gender||3|
|PSY 336||Learning and Cognition||3|
|PSY 350||Forensic Psychology||3|
Total Credit Hours