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Program Title

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PSYCHOLOGY

Program Code

SSCP01

Credits

Min. 15.0

Expected Length

15.0 Weeks

Modes of Study

3⁄4-time

Methods of Delivery

On-campus
Online

Admissions Deadline

No Deadline

Next Start Date

On Demand

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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PSYCHOLOGY

  • The Graduate Certificate in Psychology (GCertPsy) program, presented by the American School of Science at The American University of Science (AUS), stands as an exemplar of academic excellence and structural integrity. Crafted with precision, the program aims to cultivate a cadre of individuals proficient in navigating the complexities of the psychological domain across a spectrum of sectors including governmental, private, and not-for-profit organizations. Through an enriched curriculum, the program bestows upon its participants a sophisticated comprehension of psychological science.


    GCertPsy is conceived as an exhaustive educational framework that caters to individuals aspiring to pursue graduate studies in psychology and allied disciplines. It is irrespective of the variance in their undergraduate academic backgrounds. The program is meticulously designed to facilitate the academic progression of its students by integrating essential coursework with experiential research opportunities. Such a combination is pivotal for admission into elite graduate programs across various fields such as psychology, education, management, public health, and social work, among others.


    Delving into the essence of psychology, the discipline is explored as an indispensable tool for deciphering the intricacies of human cognition, behavior, and emotion. This understanding is crucial for adeptly maneuvering through the professional exigencies of contemporary society. The program, therefore, guarantees that participants, regardless of their ultimate professional ambitions, are equipped with a comprehensive understanding of psychological principles, theories, and methodologies. This educational foundation is crucial for enhancing their capability in managing intricate interpersonal dynamics and in making decisions that are both informed and judicious.


    The curriculum spans a broad spectrum of psychological domains, thereby nurturing interdisciplinary insights that hold relevance in a multitude of professional contexts. With these competencies, participants are thoroughly prepared to undertake leadership roles and instill innovative methodologies within the dynamic discipline of psychology.


    GCertPsy is dedicated to unleashing the transformative potential of psychology upon its participants. It is geared towards those seeking to advance their careers, deepen their grasp of human behavioral patterns, or make meaningful contributions within their selected professional spheres. Additionally, the program acts as a conduit for graduates wishing to progress into corresponding advanced degrees at AUS, with a structured pathway for the transfer of credits into the Executive Master of Philosophy in Psychology program.


    We extend an invitation to prospective participants to embark upon this intellectually enriching journey. It is an opportunity to engage in profound self-discovery and professional enhancement, whilst exploring the boundless and multifaceted landscape of psychology in a collaborative and scholarly environment.

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    Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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    Introduction to Psychological Science

    5

    Theory and Practice of Counselling and Psychotherapy

    5

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