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Earn your Psychology degree at UCM - Lee's Summit

Designed for busy, career-driven students, UCM offers a B.A. in Psychology completion program at UCM - Lee's Summit.

Testimonial about the B.S. in Psychology degree at UCM

"I chose Psychology at UCM because of the real-life aspect of the program and the technology in it."
- Madeline Cramer, B.A. in Psychology alumna

Testimonial about the B.S. in Psychology degree at UCM

"I've been able to experience on-the-job training while assisting Dr. Lundervold in the Behavioral Medicine Lab."
- Amy Garcia, B.S. in Psychology graduate and current Psychology graduate student

Testimonial about the B.A. in Psychology degree at UCM

"I've been able to apply what I've learned in my classes to the real world and many of my other classes."
- Sara Thomas, B.A. in Psychology graduate and current Criminal Justice graduate student

Testimonial about the B.A. in Psychology degree at UCM

"The psychology professors at UCM were more than willing to be mentors. They genuinely cared about my goals and success."
- Brittany Echols, B.A. in Psychology alumna


Scholarships and Awards

In addition to UCM Graduate Scholarships, the following awards are available to Psychology graduate students.

Jerome M. Sattler Endowment. The endowment dispenses the following annual awards for research:

  • Best graduate presentation at a recognized professional meeting/convention
  • Outstanding master's thesis.

These awards vary in amount each year. (Application form).

Joseph J. Ryan Scholarship. One scholarship is awarded to a full-time graduate student pursuing the M.S. degree in psychology at UCM. The award amount will be determined each year. The scholarship is made possible by way of a gift from Dr. Joseph J. Ryan of Weatherby Lake, Missouri. To be eligible, the student must be a full-time student in good standing at UCM, pursuing the M.S. in Psychology, planning to pursue a doctoral program in Psychology, and must demonstrate a commitment to research. (Apply through the UCM Foundation).