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Psychology

Western Kentucky University

12 months
Duration
953 USD/credit
917 USD/credit
607 USD/credit
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About

Our faculty are active researchers and offer opportunities for students (both undergraduates and graduates) to collaborate on research projects. We welcome you to meet with any of our highly qualified faculty advisers if you are interested in learning more about any of our programs. The Psychology program is offered at Western Kentucky University.

Overview

For a list of faculty who are affiliated with this particular program see the link in the left menu. The Clinical Psychology concentration of the Master of Arts program in Psychology at WKU is a 2-year concentration that follows the scientist/practitioner model of training. It prepares students to be successful performing both research and therapy. 

The concentration is practice-oriented, offering a broad foundation for the professional who will render a wide variety of psychological services at the M.A. level. Graduates obtain employment in mental health centers, rehabilitation centers, college counseling centers, and various other mental health agencies. 

Many graduates choose to pursue further education at the doctoral level and are successful in these endeavors. The Psychology program holds a primarily Cognitive Behavioral theoretical orientation. The concentration prepares students for the national ASPPB certification examination, required to practice psychology in many states.

Mission

Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.

Accreditation

Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Statistics
  • Professional Issues and Ethics in Psychology
  • Assessment of Personality and Socio-emotional Functioning
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Clinical Neuropsychology for the Applied Psychologist
For more information, please check the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE®
146 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GRE scores of 142 Verbal, 142 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytic Writing1 
  • Undergraduate transcript of an earned undergraduate degree with a minimum of 18 hours of psychology coursework including statistics or research methods (3 hrs), abnormal (preferred) or personality psychology (3 hrs) with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 and 3.00 in psychology coursework
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals attesting to the applicant’s potential for success in the program
  • Personal statement describing professional interests, expectations for the degree, and career goals
  • Resume or curriculum vita
  • Psychology Department application
  • Criminal background check

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    917 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    607 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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