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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

Student Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Matrix - Required Courses
Learning Outcomes Matrix - Elective Courses

The graduate with a Master of Science in Psychology degree will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

1. Demonstrate an ability to interpret and implement advanced statistics in research.
2. Employ an understanding of statistics and research designs to evaluate psychological science and practice.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the factors associated with individual and cultural differences within psychology.
4. Identify ethical and legal issues encountered by psychologists in research, educational, and practice settings.
5. Articulate strategies for managing ethical dilemmas encountered by psychologists.
6. Describe and explain how biological, social, acquired (learned)/cognitive factors impact behavior.
7. Evaluate the reliability and validity of psychological assessment methods.
8. Demonstrate basic competency in administering and scoring intelligence and other psychological assessments.
9. Use written and oral communication skills that demonstrate competence in APA style and language of the psychological profession.
10. Create works, products, or outcomes that illustrate technological abilities.