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Community Psychology

The American University in Cairo

M.A.
12 months
Duration
735 USD/credit
522 USD/credit
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About

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

Overview

Program Description

Courses prepare students to work with communities, schools, governments, international or multilateral organizations and/or nongovernmental organizations to develop, implement, and evaluate psychosocial interventions that promote psychological and physical health and well-being. 

The Community Psychology degree from The American University in Cairo 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of 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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 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.
3

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA in undergraduate studies; if the student has a Masters in a related field already, a 3.0 GPA will also be expected at that level. Applicants should have taken an introduction to psychology course and completed previous coursework in statistics and research methods relevant to the social sciences. 
  • It is preferred that applicants have completed an undergraduate major in psychology or a related filed, or have relevant work experience. Admission is competitive, and dependent on successful interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    735 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 735 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    522 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 522 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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