Bachelor’s in Psychology

Bachelor’s in Psychology

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Great Faculty

all our program faculty are doctoral-level clinicians

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Transfer Friendly

so you won't lose the credits you've already earned


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 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.

Career Outlook

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:

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

Why Midway?

14:1

student-to-faculty ratio

Affordability

90% of students receive some form of financial assistance

Support

meet faculty face-to-face get in-person assistance

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

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 admissions@midway.edu.

Specific admissions details are available for:
• First time students
• Homeschool students
• Transfer students
• KCTCS students
• International students
• Dual Credit High School Students

What are my financial aid options?

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.

Do I need to submit my high school transcript to apply?

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.

How much will it cost?

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.

Can I transfer credits from another school if I am accepted into this program?

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.

How do I register for classes or sign up for housing?

Once you have been accepted, the Admissions Office will communicate the Next Steps for you to sign up for an Eagle Prep Registration and explain the Housing Application Process if you plan to live on campus.

Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at admissions@midway.edu.

A Peek Inside Our Program

You will earn your psychology degree by completing 120 credit hours. (4 years full-time)

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements

34-40

Major Course Requirements

39
PSY 180General Psychology3
PSY 260Human Growth and Development3
PSY 312Social Psychology3
PSY 315Physiological Psychology3
PSY 320Abnormal Psychology3
PSY 330Personality and Adjustment 3
PSY 337Counseling Theory & Techniques3
PSY 355Research Methods3
PSY 401History and Systems of Psychology 3
PSY 405The Psychology Profession3
PSY 410Community Service Practicum3
PSY 415Senior Project Demonstrating Excellence3
MTH 245Probability and Statistics (Prerequisite MTH 140)3

Choose two from among the following

6
PSY 265Multicultural Psychology3
PSY 301Patterns of Human Sexuality3
PSY 307Kinesic Interviewing3
PSY 321Psychology of Gender3
PSY 336Learning and Cognition3
PSY 350Forensic Psychology3

Electives

35-41

Total Credit Hours

120

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