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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

Recent Theses

Recent Theses for the M.S. in Psychology

Derry, D. (2017). Predicting compensatory health beliefs from impulsiveness and time perspective. Chair: Dr. Steve Schuetz


Runyan, A. (2017). No significant difference in memory performance between music with lyrics and music without lyrics. Dr. David Kreiner


Henderson, B. (2016). Factors influencing methods of course selection: Does providing course information influence student interest? Chair: Dr. David Kreiner


Quearry, A. (2016). The effect of cognitive depletion and gender on sexist attitudes. Chair: Dr. Hyeyeon Hwang


Whited, K. (2016). Effects of social media use on cognitive and affective empathy. Chair: Dr. Steve Schuetz

Leahy, H. (2016). Women's experiences breastfeeding: Variables predicting intention. Chair: Dr. Hyeyeon Hwang

Oesch, K. (2015). Does engagement in self-presentation affect the ability to make rational purchase decisions? Chair: Dr. Hyeyeon Hwang

Molder, A. (2015). Masculinity and femininity in relation to the perception of barries.  Chair: Dr. Kim Stark

Nauser, J. (2015). Violence in music videos: Examining temporary personality effects on the Dark Triad. Chair: Dr. David Kreiner

Flint, I. (2015). Asymmetry of at rest frontal lobe activity is related to the processes of perseveration. Chair: Dr. Patrick Ament.