Psychology (American University)

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    American University

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    USD 55,899

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Program Description


Dive deep into the human mind by enrolling in a rigorous program designed to propel careers. A Master of Arts in psychology from American University takes about a year to complete and prepares students well to work in specialized research or applied fields within the psychology discipline. Students tailor the 33 credit-hour program around one of three specializations: general psychology, personality and social psychology or biological and experimental psychology.

Courses are balanced with research and statistics training to provide participants with thorough experience in their chosen field. One-on-one guidance from a faculty member ensures students develop the essential skills to thrive. The program includes an option to write a thesis so participants can apply what they learned during their time at the university.

The flexibility of the program allows students to explore a wide range of electives. They can even branch out from the field into areas such as business or journalism, depending on their goals.

About School

American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...

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