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Psychology (Undergraduate Certificate)

A certificate in psychology from Creighton University will immerse you in the fascinating study of human behavior and provide a strong foundation for many interesting careers.

You can take courses during the day, in the evening—or both—to fit your busy life. You’ll study with the accomplished faculty of the Department of Psychological Science, one of the fastest-growing departments in Creighton’s College of Arts and Sciences, with a variety of programs that will broaden your background and experience.

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Program Details

Program Goals

There are many career-enhancing outcomes with certificates from Creighton University. For example, if you have not yet begun a college degree, this psychology certificate could be your first step, with credits usually meeting some of the major requirements for a degree.

Already completed a bachelor’s degree? The certificate in psychology could benefit professional interests or strengthen your career options.

In this certificate program, you’ll learn:

  • Insight into the full range of human behaviors, thoughts and emotions
  • How to think critically
  • How to do statistical analyses and conduct psychological research


The certificate in psychology requires 38 credits.

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Admissions Requirements

Creighton admissions are based upon:

  • High school GPA
  • ACT or SAT scores*
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Personal statement to demonstrate creative abilities not reflected in your transcripts
  • Recommendation from high school counselor
  • Honors sections and advanced placement courses will enhance a candidate’s application
*For students who are choosing to apply test-optional, ACT/SAT exam scores are not required at the time of application for admission.

Dates & Deadlines

Applications for the fall semester open on Aug. 1 of the prior year. For scholarship consideration, the earlier you complete your undergraduate application, the better. For up-to-date deadlines, visit our admissions page.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition rates are updated each year. Visit our financial aid site to learn more about the cost of attendance.

Financial Aid

Creighton University’s Financial Aid Office administers over $200,000,000 in student aid each year from federal, state, institutional and private sources.

To help make your undergraduate studies at Creighton University more affordable, we encourage you to file the FAFSA to apply for financial assistance. A variety of scholarships are also available.


Those with a certificate in psychology from Creighton land positions in psychology-related fields such as social work, human resources, law, business and the health professions. Others have gone on to pursue further education in psychology to ultimately become psychologists and school counselors.

Still have questions?

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