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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Clark University
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
Fall 2021

Spring 2021

Fall 2022
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Program description

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

As a psychology major, you’ll explore the human psyche and the connections between how we think, feel, and behave. You will learn how to promote emotional and behavioral health — both within ourselves and with others. Studying psychology at Clark provides the blueprint for a great career.

Psychology is a research-intensive field; given Clark’s commitment to action-based learning, you’ll be required to take at least one lab or research course, where you’ll be able to integrate the perspectives of diverse cultures into your work. So whether you’re interested in the psychology of genocide, child development, abnormal psych, or other areas within this rich course of study, you’ll have the chance to advance knowledge and make a difference.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

For 2021-2022 entry, Clark University has no application fee.

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Program content

As a psychology major, you will complete a minimum of 10 courses in the department. These include four core courses and at least one course from each of these topic areas: basic processes, developmental/cultural, and social/personality; a first seminar; a lab or research course; and a senior capstone. You’ll choose from a diverse list of courses on topics like learning, sensation, perception, development, personality, social, and evolutionary psychology. You can also take advantage of intensive career-relevant seminars, laboratory, and research courses, where you can participate in discussions of research and theoretical issues.

Skills you will learn include:

  • Knowledge of the natural world and human cultures and societies
  • Intellectual and practical skills
  • Capacities for effective practice

Scholarships & funding

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Tuition fees


Tuition | $49,950

Standard Housing | $6,000

Standard Meal Plan | $4,150

Health Insurance | $1,793

Other Fees | $900

Career opportunities

At Clark you’ll get more than a great education; you’ll also be prepared for a long, productive career and life of consequence. And once you’ve completed your degree, you can join other Clark alumni who have gone on to work for great organizations and attend some of the best graduate schools in the world.

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Clark University

Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, about 40 miles west of Boston. Clark is a global community; 15% of our student body is international, representing more than 80 countries....

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Average rating 4.8

Based on 4 reviews.

Cecilia B.
I'm a first-year student, so I have only taken two required classes for the Psych major, but so far it seems great! I enjoyed my Psych 101 class; the professor, Justin Laplante, was engaging and friendly, and I look forward to taking more classes with him in the future. I would probably major in Psych regardless of the school or professors, as I...
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Luke Pound
Clark’s psychology program stood out to me as I was looking for schools, and it has exceeded my expectations. The major asks you to think deeply about psychology, its implications, its history, and how it connects to other disciplines; indeed, psych majors are required to have an additional major, minor, concentration, or cluster to help context...
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Sobia Khokhar
The Psychology Major was something I stumbled onto at Clark. It was something I wasn't planning on studying and didn't think I would enjoy it. However, I decided to try PSYC 101 because I was going to a psychology school and it hooked me in. I fell in love. The rigor, the real-world examples, the awareness that psychology does not have the best ...
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01610 Worcester Massachusetts

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