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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


Department Scholarships

A variety of scholarships and awards are available for undergraduate Psychology students.

Tuition Awards

The Department of Psychological Science provides nine tuition awards for each academic year. Students interested in applying for the awards next year should visit the Department Office (Lovinger  Building, Room 1111) for further award details, the application form, and the faculty endorsement form . Deadline for all scholarship applications is March 1. Awards are announced at the annual Department Banquet at the end of the spring semester. There are nine awards available. They are as follows:

  • Three tuition awards for psychology sophomores who will attain sophomore status by the next academic year. Each award is $1,000 ($500 per semester).
  • Three tuition awards for psychology majors who will attain junior status by the next academic year. Each award is $1,000 ($500 per semester).
  • Three tuition awards for psychology majors who will attain senior status by the next academic year. Each award is $1,000 ($500 per semester).

Psi Chi Awards and Grants in Psychological Science

UCM Foundation Scholarships for Psychology Students
Apply for these scholarships through the UCM Foundation.

  • Jerome M. Sattler Award : Four awards– three for $100 and one for $150. For best undergraduate poster or paper presentation, best research project completed as part of an undergraduate psychology course, best graduate student poster or paper presentation, and outstanding thesis. Deadline March 1.
  • Arthur John Ter Keurst Scholarship in Psychological Science: For students majoring in psychology and have completed their junior year. Deadline March 1.
  • Robert N. Higgins Memorial Scholarship : For junior or senior students majoring in psychology. Deadline: March 1.
  • Joseph J. Ryan Scholarship: For full-time graduate students pursuing the M.S. in Psychology. Eligible students must be planning to pursue doctoral studies and show commitment to research.. Deadline: March 1.

Please check UCM's  Scholarships & Awards office.