Excelsior College

BSc in Psychology

Level
Bachelor's Degree

College or University

Awarded By
Excelsior College

Duration
4 years

Study mode
Full-time

Intakes
September

Other costs
USD100 for application, Other costs may apply.

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About BSc in Psychology

Employers value critical thinking, effective writing, and an interdisciplinary background. You can develop all three of these skills with a bachelor's in psychology

A national leader in adult education, Excelsior offers an online psychology degree that helps working adults advance their education and strengthen their careers. Our convenient online psychology classes are designed to fit within busy schedules and tight budgets—without interfering with your work and family responsibilities.


Entry Requirements

International applicants from non-English-speaking countries must show evidence of English language proficiency through one of the following options:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • Required minimum score of 525 on the paper based test or 69 on the Web-based test.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)
    • Required minimum score of 75.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    • Required minimum overall band score of 5.5.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.


Subjects

Core Requirements

  • General Psychology/Introductory Psychology, such as:
    • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods/Experimental Psychology
    • Investigative Methods for Psychology
  • History and Systems/History of Psychology/Psychological Foundations
  • Research and Writing

Intermediate and upper-level courses
In central knowledge areas or sub discipline of psychology, including a minimum of 1 course in each of the 5 areas in the following:

  • Biological and Physiological Foundations
    • BioPsychology
    • Developmental Perspectives
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Social Influences
    • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Cognitive Bases
    • Psychology of Learning
  • Electives

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Contact information

7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

  • Toll free: 888-647-2388
  • International Students: +1-518-464-8500
United States
Email: admissions@excelsior.edu

About Excelsior College, United States

Mission
Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.

Vision
Excelsior College aspires to be a model university for the 21st Century. Excelsior will:

  • be a provider of choice for those who pursue their educational goals in a flexible, individualized manner,
  • continue to serve as a cost-effective stimulus for lifelong learning and individual achievement, advocating the assessment of prior learning and aggregation of credit,
  • be recognized as an ideal academic collaborator and as a valuable partner in addressing societal and workforce needs.

Values
Excelsior College contributes to creating and maintaining a diverse, educated society by valuing:

  • lifelong learning as a pursuit
  • innovation as a source of improvement
  • flexibility as a means of service delivery
  • excellence as the path to success
  • integrity, honesty, and caring as the basis for lasting relationships

Year founded
1971
Type
Private
Intakes
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Student population
157,802
Male : female student ratio
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