Jul 17, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Bachelor of Arts to Psychology Master of Science Program, B.A. to M.S.

The Accelerated Psychology Bachelor of Arts to Psychology Master of Science Program (B.A. to M.S.) option is designed for high achieving undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Oakland University and wishing to complete a Master of Science in Psychology directly following. The accelerated B.A. to M.S. program allows students to take two graduate level courses, PSY 5001 and PSY 5101, while still an undergraduate and pay undergraduate tuition rates. PSY 5001 and PSY 5101 will substitute for the two open elective courses (requirement #4) within the Psychology, B.A.  

To be eligible for the Psychology, B.A. to M.S. option, students must:

  1. Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in PSY 1000 Introduction to Psychology , PSY 2500 Research Design in Psychology , and PSY 2510 Statistics in Psychology .
  2. Have an overall GPA of 3.2.
  3. Apply for and receive delayed admission into the M.S. program and thereby the substitution of graduate classes PSY 5001 and PSY 5101 for the two undergraduate open elective courses in the B.A. Note:  Students must receive formal delayed admission into the program to be eligible to register for PSY 5001 and PSY 5101.
  4. Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average to completion of the B.A. degree in Psychology.

Students admitted to this accelerated program can graduate with an M.S. degree in five years.

To apply:

To apply to the Psychology B.A. to M.S. program, contact Dr. Rebecca Malatesta, Chief Undergraduate Academic Adviser.