Does human behavior fascinate you? Do you find yourself analyzing dreams, trying to understand human development, or curious about the way the mind functions? If these subjects interest you, you are a great fit for C.M.U.’s Psychology major. You will learn about emotions, thoughts, and behaviors while building an in-demand skill set that sets you up for success in a rewarding career.


About This Program

The Psychology major focuses on research in the fields of abnormal psychology, counseling, social processes, personality, and biological development. As a student in this major, you will have opportunities for practicum experiences and internships. This program is often used as the foundation for graduate studies in fields such as psychology, counseling, ministry, and other areas.

As a C.M.U. Psychology major, you will have opportunities to:

  • enhance your skills while taking classes such Cognitive Processes and Applications, Health Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Personality, Introduction to Counseling, Social Psychology, and more
  • participate in hands-on learning through projects, practicum experiences, research presentations, and internships
  • obtain the educational background desired by employers in fields such as human services, mental health, criminal justice, and education
  • receive the preparation needed to earn an advanced degree


Degrees Available

  • Associate of Arts in Psychology - CLAS, CGES
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - CLAS, CGES
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology - CLAS, CGES
  • minors in Psychology are also available - CLAS, CGES


Admission Requirements

Admission to C.M.U. is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.

Whether you’re a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) student or a College of Graduate and Extended Studies (CGES) student, C.M.U. will challenge you, and provide opportunities to develop skills that will pay off in your professional journey.

We would love for you to join us and experience an education that gives you more. There are just a few requirements to keep in mind regarding the admission process.


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Incoming Freshmen

To receive admission to Central Methodist University, applicants are expected to have completed a college preparatory program with at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale or 2250 GED score and have a 21 or above on the ACT or 1500 or above on the SAT examination. Applicants are advised to complete a college preparatory program which would include:

  • Four years of English
  • Three years of Math
  • Three years of Science
  • Three years of Social Studies
  • One year of a foreign language

Students falling below the minimum standards may be admitted on a provisional basis and will be considered individually. This consideration will be conducted by the Director of Admission and the Academic Standards and Admission Committee. Students admitted under provisional admission must comply with all conditions and requirements specified in writing by Central Methodist University

Homeschooled Students

Homeschooled students must submit a valid homeschool transcript, have a 2.5-grade point average and a 21 ACT or above or a 1500 or above on the SAT.

Transfer Students

Transfer applicants must have a 2.0 or higher GPA for all previously attempted college coursework and be eligible to return to the last college attended. Those who do not meet these criteria must present a letter of appeal to the Academic Standards and Admission Committee which will determine whether the student will be admitted.

All transfer applicants must submit official transcripts of their high school records clearly indicating GPA and class rank. Transfer applicants must also submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. These transcripts are part of the student's permanent college record.


College of Graduate & Extended Studies

Undergraduate - Transfer Student

Students must have completed 60 hours or more from an accredited college or have an associates degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA in transferable courses. Official transcripts from all colleges attended must be sent to C.M.U..

Students with less than a 2.0-grade point average may be considered for admission on a provisional basis. Certain degree-completion programs have additional, specific requirements.

Undergraduate - First Time Students

First-time Freshmen are those who are entering college for the first time or have successfully completed 11 or fewer college credit hours other than dual credit. Official transcripts from all high schools and colleges attended must be sent to C.M.U. as well as ACT or SAT scores.


TUITION & FEES


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • Annual Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) $23,000


College of Graduate & Extended Studies

  • Undergraduate - All locations except St. Louis $210/credit hour
  • Undergraduate - Online $250/credit hour


LOCATIONS

This program is offered at the following locations:

RESIDENTIAL CAMPUS

  • Fayette, MO

ONLINE CAMPUS

  • Online programs

C.M.U. CENTERS

  • Clinton
  • Columbia - Parkade
  • Kennett
  • Lake of the Ozarks
  • Maryland Heights
  • Neosho
  • Park Hills
  • Poplar Bluff
  • Sedala
  • Union
Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Online, Campus based
Start Date
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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Annual Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) $23,000 / College of Graduate & Extended Studies: All locations except St. Louis $210/credit hour; Online $250/credit hour
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