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Psychology Program

Psychology Program

Required Courses Dual Degree Duration
52 Courses Not Available 8 Semesters
Language Credit Hours Annual Fees
English 144 Hours 220,000 EGP


Program Overview

The Psychology program offers a comprehensive learning experience for students interested in understanding the human mind and behavior. Through a well-rounded curriculum, students are introduced to various subfields of psychology, gaining a deep understanding of cognitive processes, social dynamics, developmental stages, and abnormal behavior. The Psychology program offers an engaging learning experience for students interested in understanding the functioning and action of the individuals’ behavior. The program is designed to equip students with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, preparing them for a range of professional opportunities in the field of psychology.

In the program, students engage in coursework that covers the fundamental principles and theories of psychology. They learn to critically analyze research findings, apply psychological concepts to real-life scenarios, and develop strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Furthermore, the program recognizes the importance of practical application in psychology. Students have opportunities to engage in hands-on experiences such as internships, research projects, and fieldwork. These practical experiences allow students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings, gain valuable skills, and develop a deeper understanding of the practical implications of psychological theories.

Benefits of Dual Degree: The dual degree program provides several advantages to students. Firstly, it allows them to obtain a Bachelor’s degree from ASU, which carries international recognition and may enhance their career prospects. Secondly, students can stay in Egypt with their families while completing their studies, which can be advantageous for those who prefer not to relocate for the entire duration of their degree. Additionally, ASU takes responsibility for ensuring that high-achieving students have access to excellent positions in the United States, providing potential opportunities for internships or employment.

Practical Experience: The program may also offer practical experience opportunities, such as internships or research projects, which can further enhance students’ understanding and application of psychology in real-world settings. These experiences can be valuable for future career development or advanced studies in psychology.

Program Type

psychology Program is offered as a 3+1 dual degree between Arizona State University (ASU) and Galala University (GU). Students enrolled in this program will study 3 years on GU campus in Egypt & 1 year on ASU Campus in US or Online. 

Program Description

This Program introduces a cluster of concepts, theories and applied professional skills that are based on Psychology Field. The student would be able to understand and analyze issues and problems of a  psychological nature on the individual and social level. The Program also offers knowledge and skills that are based on the use of scientific techniques common in  They include designing research, developing skills of the gathering, and analyzing data as well as writing final research’s reports.

This program’s distinctive feature is that graduate achieve a dual degree certificate from GU&ASU after finishing the final academic year in ASU . which can be completed through distance learning or on-campus attendance, or a combination of both options.


General Specifications For Graduates 

  • Acquire knowledge and skills in a specific field of social and human sciences.
  • Relate past, present, and future in light of acquired knowledge and skills.
  • Use of scientific thinking in solving problems.
  • Think in light of critical analysis and logical thinking.
  • Use language skills to deal with the necessary references.
  • Use the Computer Technology and ICT in a way that serves his profession.
  • Employ knowledge and tools of social and human sciences to serve the community and the surrounding environment.
  • Understand the importance of his specialization and positive participation in the building and development society.
  • Gain the ability to participate and volunteer and adaptation a culture of dialogue.

Specifications Of The Graduate 

A graduate that is capable of designing research tools and applying methods of research in sociology and psychology. Graduate also acquires the skills of doing interviews, case studies, administering questionnaires, psychological scales, field work and social surveys. Moreover, he is able of designing administering, and evaluating social development projects. Also graduate is capable of designing programs for wellbeing, productivity, and motivation. Graduate must own a clear message to raise  cognitive &Psychological awareness against catastrophizing pain that mainly a result of societies  quick progress because of the huge revolution in social media.

Degree Requirements

University Requirement: (14+6) = 20 Credit Hours.

General Field Requirement: (36+15) = 51 Credit Hours.

Program Requirements: (58+15)= 73 Credit Hours.

Total: 108+36 = 144 Credit Hours.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Knowledge and Understanding:

Knows the most important characteristics of psychology as branches of scientific knowledge.

Defines the interaction between attributes of the individuals and the social context in which they live.

Defines the concept of experimentation and its different elements and variables.

Knows scientific foundations of quantitative and qualitative field work.

Knows various theoretical approaches in psychology.

Identifies normal and abnormal behavior.

Identifies and tracks the developmental changes in psychological processes across different stages of life.

Defines the ethical issues related to psychology.

Identifies and understands the most important statistical methods in its different levels.

Understands and analyzes levels of psychometric (quantitative and qualitative analysis in psychology).

Understands the role of cultural and ecological factors in explaining the different patterns of behavior.

Understands the biological and neurological basis of behavior.

Understands and pursue practical steps by which psychological research.

Understands and recognizes the importance of testing and scaling of behavior as well as identification of its indicators.

Understands and follows the psychological and social problems and how to build social and psychological policies to solve them.

  1. Mental Skills:

Adopts creative thinking that characterized by originality and creativity to solve social and life problems.

Draws psychological and sociological and connotations from statistical data.

Employs results of psychological and sociological research in many areas of applications.

Links theoretical concept and behavioral facts.

Have the ability to confront problems to achieve harmony within the work environment, educational, social, and clinical institutions.

Suggests research problems as well as proper selection of its research tools.

  1. Professional Sills:

Applies psychological tests and administers questionnaires and acquires the ability to analyze and interpret their results.

Helps using proper methods and appropriate diagnoses for clinical cases.

Prepares reports of interviews and case studies.

Formulates scientific hypothesis and select appropriate experimental design to test them.

  1. General Skills:

Uses the ICT that help dealing with internet and related scientific topics.

Develops oral expression, presentation, and discussion skills for applied projects.

Performs teamwork and team management to be able to work efficiently and positively with his teammates.

Understands, reads, and writes in English.

Potential Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Physical Therapy program are innovators who value lifelong learning and assume leadership positions in the following areas of practice:

Social and psychological workers in governmental and private sector.

Social and psychological worker in institutions of development and civil society.

A researcher in research centers and academic circies. 

Behavioral Health Specialist.

Counselor General Licensed clinical psychology.

School counselor/Social work.

Marriage and family therapist/ Mental health counselor/Addiction Counselor/Media& Drama.



Candidates seeking admission to an Arizona State University-Galala University dual degree program must meet Galala University’s admission requirements and adhere to the ASU progression requirements before gaining access to ASU courses. 

Once enrolled at Galala University, students will be advised on progression requirements for the Arizona State University dual degree.  Progression requirements include successful completion of the required courses in the plan of study, minimum course grades and cumulative grade point average and documentation of English language proficiency.

Tuition Fees (Egyptian Students)

  • Annual tuition fees: 220,000 EGP
  • Annual administrative fees (to be paid before the first semester): 12,900 EGP
  • Admission administrative fees(To  be paid once on the admission’s semester): 6,000 EGP

Tuition Fees (Non-Egyptian Students)

  • Annual tuition fees: $9,000


  1. What is psychology as a major?

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. As a major, it involves learning about various aspects of human behavior, cognitive processes, and the factors that influence them.

  1. What can I do with a psychology major?

A psychology major can open up the door to various types of jobs. Some common options include becoming a psychologist, researcher, human resources professional, licensed clinical therapist, Addiction counselor therapist, Military Counselor, Career counselor, Rehabilitation counselor, Forensic Practitioners, Art therapist also to work within corporate environments or for the government.

  1. What skills can I develop with a psychology major?

Psychology majors develop a range of skills, including critical thinking, research and data analysis, communication, empathy, understanding& analyzing human behavior, and problem-solving.

  1. What courses will I study in a psychology major?

Courses include introductory psychology, statistics, research methods, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, Forensic psychology, The Criminal Mind, Psychopharmacology, Clinical Psychology, Psychology and Special needs, Sign language, Social Change, Positive Psychology, Effective thinking.

  1. Is a psychology major a popular choice?

Yes, psychology is a popular major among students due to its wide applicability and potential for personal and professional growth, Psychology is one of the highest rank, prestigious Global universities’ major.

  1. Can I specialize in a specific area of psychology?

Yes, as you progress in your psychology studies, you can choose to specialize in various areas such as clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, educational psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, or forensic psychology.

  1. What is the duration of the dual degree program in psychology?

The program spans a total of four years, with the first three years completed at GALALA University in Egypt and the final year at Arizona State University in the United States.

  1. What is the significance of studying the final year at Arizona State University (ASU)?

ASU is known for its emphasis on innovation and excellence in education. Studying at ASU provides students with exposure to a different academic environment and the opportunity to learn from renowned faculty members . Additionally being an achiever through your academic journey may open up a door for job opportunity in USA.

  1. What are the benefits of earning a dual degree?

One of the main benefits is obtaining a Bachelor’s degree from ASU, which carries international recognition and may enhance career prospects. Additionally, students can stay in Egypt with their families while earning a degree from a prestigious international university.

  1. Are there any practical experience opportunities included in the program?

Yes, the program may offer practical experience opportunities such as internships or research projects, allowing students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings.

  1. Can I pursue further studies in psychology after completing the dual degree program?

Yes, upon completion of the program, students can pursue advanced studies in psychology or related fields such as one year Master degree in ASU if they choose to do so.

  1. What are the admission requirements for the dual degree program?

The specific admission requirements may vary, but generally, applicants are expected to meet the academic criteria set by GALALA University and ASU. This may require passing an interview.

  1. Are scholarships or financial aid available for the program?

It is advisable to inquire directly with GU Admission regarding available scholarships or financial aid options for the dual degree program.

  1. Will the degree earned from GALALA University be recognized internationally?

GALALA University is recognized as a reputable institution, and the degree earned from GALALA University in Egypt is typically recognized internationally.

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