Combined Bachelors and Masters Program in Psychology

The Combined Bachelor/Master of Arts in Psychology is an accelerated program for exceptionally qualified students with a commitment to professional psychology. The  program provides the opportunity for students to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in shorter amount of time rather than the usual time projection of full-time study.

Benefits to Students:

  • Students can begin taking graduate courses in their junior or senior year.
  • During their junior and senior years, students can take five graduate courses at the undergraduate rate, thus affording substantial savings in tuition.
  • The program will save the student a year of time and one year of college tuition and living expenses as compared to traditional two-year master’s programs.
  • Students will not have to take the GRE in order to be admitted to the program.
  • Graduate courses are offered in the evening or online, which will enable students to complete the 600 hours of supervised practicum that is required to apply for licensure as a Psychological Associate in Kentucky during the day.

 Requirements for Admission:

  • Currently enrolled in Union College with a major in psychology;
  • Minimum of 60 undergraduate credits earned, with a minimum of 9 hours earned in psychology at Union College;
  • A minimum GPA of 3.2 in psychology courses, and cumulative minimum of 3.2 in all courses;
  • Commitment to professional work in psychology.

 Steps to apply:

  • Formal letter of application to program director, to include a statment of interest in professional psychology and career goals.
  • Official copy of transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Schedule interview with Psychology faculty