24 months
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735 USD/credit 13230 USD/year
597 USD/credit 10746 USD/year
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About

Community Psychology from The American University in Cairo places its graduates at the forefront of advancing global trends towards multicultural and systemic community psychology practice. 

Overview

Community Psychology from The American University in Cairo prepare students to work with communities, schools, governments, international or multilateral organizations, and/or non-governmental organizations to develop, implement, and evaluate psychosocial interventions that promote psychological and physical health and well-being. The program exposes students to methods of community psychology practice that are ethically responsible and culturally appropriate to Egypt and the region. The program emphasizes experiential learning and intensive mentoring.

Careers

Our graduates go on to work in community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government entities, and international agencies as employees or as consultants. They acquire multiple skills that are transferable across different work settings including program evaluation, assessment, and monitoring. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling 
  • Community Psychology and Systems Theory 
  • Ethics and Professional Issues 
  • Applied Research Design and Statistical Analysis
  • Group Work 
  • Consultation to Non-Profit Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • need a minimum of 3.0 GPA in either previous undergraduate or graduate studies 
  • Applicants for graduate study must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree with an academic record at a level sufficient to qualify for full or provisional admission. 
  • An online application for graduate studies
  • Online payment of the application fee
  • A statement of purpose 
  • An updated resume (CV)  
  • At least two online letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your academic or professional background
  • Official academic records, of which one must be a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with proof of degree completion. 
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency test results
  • Graduate students may be asked to demonstrate minimum competency in the use of computers and academic libraries as they relate to graduate study and research
  • One recent passport size photograph (a clear electronic copy) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Cairo

5312 - 6846 EGP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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