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A Graduate Certificate carries full academic credit and will help you develop your academic and career competency in specific subject areas.
The Graduate Certificate in Psychology is an intensive 19-week program that serves as a solid basis and a conversion course for further advanced study in psychology. It is appropriate for people who hold a first degree in a field other than psychology, giving them the opportunity to obtain the necessary theoretical and practical foundations for a future career in psychology. Upon successful completion and an interview, graduates are eligible for direct entry into the MS in Counseling & Psychotherapy.
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The Graduate Certificate in Psychology program uses an innovative learning format through the use of technologically advanced tools to maximize efficacy during the learning process. The Blended Learning format is a program that combines face-to-face classroom methods with online activities, using the delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media (online classes, assignments, etc.)
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To be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Psychology, candidates must successfully complete 4 courses, representing a total of 192 taught hours (16 US credits or UK 60 credits) as described below. The modules are assessed through examinations and projects. A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who do not wish to take an assessment.
Module I: Fundamentals of Psychology Science (4 credits)
Module II: Human Development & Personality Theories (4 credits)
Module III: Psychopathology (4 credits)
Module IV: Research Methods in Psychology (4 credits)
The program runs for 19 weeks, two evenings per week from 5-9 pm. In addition, participants are required to attend four workshops related to each of the modules.
Tuition for Spring 2017 is 3,000€.
Graduates of the program who are subsequently admitted to the MS in Counseling & Psychotherapy are entitled to receive a full refund that will take the form of a tuition discount in the master’s program. Graduates of the program who are subsequently admitted to the MA in Applied Educational Psychology are entitled to receive a 50% refund that will take the form of a tuition discount in the master’s program.
Admission to the Program
Admission to the program requires that students have obtained a bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling and demonstrate evidence of proficiency in English.
Graduate Program Coordinator: Tinia Apergi, Psy.D. email: email@example.com
Contact our Office of Admissions
Tel.: +30 210 600 2208