Graduate Certificate in Psychology


Classes start: February 26  Apply Now

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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Blended Learning

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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Program Structure

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)

Course Duration

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:

Contact our Office of Admissions

Tel.: +30 210 600 2208