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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


Advice on Graduate School

 

  • Apply early. Learn about application deadlines for financial aid, fellowships, and assistantships. Also, make sure you are a good match with the program.
  • Ask for letters of recommendation early, at least two months in advance. If a professor doesn’t know you well, don’t ask him/her for a letter.
  • Have statements of purpose proofread. There is nothing worse than a spelling/grammatical error in a document that is representative of you.
  • Prepare for the GRE. Most programs have a minimum score as a requirement so it is never too early to start studying. Also, as a computer based exam, the testing will go much smoother the more practice you have.
  • Start working on your vitae. This represents your professional growth and development and good vitae is an effective way to soar above other applicants.
  • If you are interested in applying to the graduate program at UCM, drop by the office (Lovinger 1111). Also, Graduate Assistantships include a scholarship to cover instructional fees and a monthly stipend. Apply early!