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Interdisciplinary Behavioral Science

Kentucky State University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
630 USD/credit
420 USD/credit
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About

The mission of the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Behavioral Science at Kentucky State University is to prepare its diverse student population of traditional and non-traditional students to meet society’s growing need for psychological services in a variety of settings. 

Overview

The mission of the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Behavioral Science at Kentucky State University is to prepare its diverse student population of traditional and non-traditional students to meet society’s growing need for psychological services in a variety of settings. 

Students in this program will engage in a program of study based on rigorous coursework, research, and service activities founded on the scientist-practitioner model of education. This program will prepare students to go on to doctoral study in psychology, or to work in industry, government, mental health care, or private practice, consistent with the Kentucky State University motto: Come In to Learn—Go Out to Serve.

The Interdisciplinary Behavioral Science program takes a multidisciplinary approach to the area of psychology and law by providing students with background in theoretical perspectives from:

  • psychology
  • sociology
  • criminology
  • basic and applied research methods
  • statistical techniques. 

Students will develop competencies relevant to the science and practice of psychology, and to the study of the intersection of behavioral and social science and law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Psychology & Law
  • Law & Social Science
  • Intermediate Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Criminal Behavior
  • Theories of Offending & Corrections
  • Psychology of Criminal Behavior
  • Aggression & Violence

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
140 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Properly completed graduate application forms.
  • A letter of application with a statement of educational goals and career objectives.
  • A thoughtful, well-written essay of approximately 1,500 words describing the applicant’s motivation for earning a degree in Interdisciplinary Behavioral Science and describing relevant experiences which have contributed to this goal. The essay will be evaluated as satisfactory or unsatisfactory by the program faculty.
  • A curriculum vitae or resume of qualifications.
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
  • Three letters of reference from professors or employers mailed to the Office of Graduate Studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    630 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 630 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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