UVa-Wise bringing psychology degree to Southwest Virginia Higher Education …

Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014 5:00 pm

UVa-Wise bringing psychology degree to Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center




Students have the opportunity this fall to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology through a cohort program offered at the Abingdon campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Classes will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon and online.

The psychology degree program is designed to prepare students for employment in the areas of human resources, social work and education. Coursework will provide the necessary background for graduate work in the field. The psychology cohort curriculum is designed to be completed within five or six semesters and for students who have completed an Associates of Arts and Science degree at a two-year community college. The psychology cohort program is a strong effort by UVa-Wise to offer a degree program that is convenient for nontraditional students. Students in the cohort program study together for the duration of the program. Schedules for the cohort’s coursework have already been established and a typical course load will consist of four courses per semester.

Financial aid is available for qualifying students. Fall classes begin in August.

For more information, contact Courtney Conner, site director for the UVa-Wise Abingdon campus, at 276-619-4317 or visit www.swcenter.edu/uvawise.

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