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American Bachelor in Psychology

University of New York in Prague
Length: 4 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Bachelor's degree
Location: Prague
Language: English

Program description

campusThe bachelor in psychology program provides you with a solid foundation in science as well as practical experience in all the major fields of psychology.

Psychology is a very wide field of disciplines, and the bachelor program prepares students for the variety of potential career paths available.

This degree is awarded by State University of New York, Empire State College. Students who would like to earn a second degree can also sit for state exams at the end of their studies and receive a second diploma from UNYP accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education.

The specialized courses provide deeper insight into current issues of great concern to our modern society. Students become familiar with not just therapy and the treatment of mental illness, but also intercultural issues and family dynamics, as well as the application of psychological principles to the business environment.

To better prepare students for their future careers, two specialized tracks in psychology are offered:

  1. The 'Graduate School Track' prepares students for advanced study in clinical psychology as well as research oriented programs in cognition, neuropsychology, health, and other important areas.
  2. The 'Industrial/ Work' track allows students to gain more practical knowledge of applied psychology while also gaining a solid understanding of business through integration of relevant business classes

Admission requirements

  • UNYP application form
  • Notarized copy of the High School Diploma and Transcripts
  • English language certificate
  • Motivation letter (max. 400 words)
  • Recommendation letter  
  • Copy of ID or Passport
  • Application Fee of 2,000 CZK (non-refundable) 

What can I do with a degree in psychology?

A liberal arts education combined with a major in psychology opens a wide range of potential career choices. This can be seen in the choices of our UNYP psychology alumni. Many entered graduate school Master's and Doctoral programs in psychology and have been accepted to top universities in the Czech Republic, the USA, and across Europe, including for example, Cambridge University in England, indicating our students are fully prepared for the rigors of even the best graduate schools. Other students chose to enter the workforce directly, and our alumni can be found in diverse positions; from trainers in top management consulting firms and human resource managers in major international companies to counselors working with troubled children in orphanages or working for the European Union on issues of cultural diversity. Still others are successfully pursuing advanced degrees in related fields such as Sociology, Adult Education, Politics or Public Relations. With such a wide variety of future possibilities, a bachelors degree in psychology helps keep all your options open when it comes time to make a career decision, and your experience with the wide range of courses offered in the major can help you to make sure that decision the right one for you.

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University of New York in Prague

Since 1998, The University of New York in Prague (UNYP) has been offering the best in English language programs in Central Europe. UNYP offers programs in business administration, communications, finance,  IT management, marketing, international economic relations, English language and literature,...

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University of New York in Prague

Londýnská 41
120 00 Prague 2 Prague
Czech Republic

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