Applications of Psychology, Postgraduate Certificate

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Study can be tailored to the needs of those whose degree is in a nonpsychological field or of those with a degree in psychology who wish to broaden their skills to a new area of psychology. Courses are selected depending upon the student’s career objectives and academic preparation. The courses may be from the following list, but other courses, independent study, or special topics courses may be chosen where appropriate.

At the University of New Haven, we provide world-class career preparation in all of our programs, but our overarching goal is to prepare students to lead meaningful lives. As you examine this catalog and become aware of the breadth and diversity of our graduate programs, you will recognize the remarkable opportunity you are facing. You are about to embark on a journey in your chosen area of study that will help you grow personally and professionally. Our hope, and our mission, is that this journey will help you achieve a more meaningful career, the benefits of lifelong learning, and a sense of your responsibility as a citizen of the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Evaluation
  • Psychology of the Small Group
  • Life Span Developmental Psychology
  • The Interview
  • Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Communication and Opinion Change
  • Personnel Development and Training
  • Organizational Change and Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

Admission to the Graduate School is contingent upon receiving the following items:

  • Online Graduate School Application

  • Application Fee

  • Official transcripts

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation

  • Standardized test scores (Required by some programs)

  • Resume (Recommended, but required for some programs)

  • Additional documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National Applies to you

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans.

  • Federal loans
  • Private education loans
  • Institutional financing plan
There were fewer than 10 graduates in this program. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

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