Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.
Career Opportunities: A bachelor’s degree in psychology qualifies a person to assist professionals in community mental health centers, vocational rehabilitation offices, and correctional programs; to work as research or administrative assistants; and to take jobs as trainees in government or business. Persons with a master’s degree in psychology can administer tests as psychological assistants, and, under supervision, can conduct research, perform psychological evaluations, or counsel clients. Psychologists with a doctoral degree qualify for a wide range of teaching, research, clinical, and counseling positions in universities, elementary and secondary schools, private industry, and government.
Requirements for Graduation
In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology, a student must complete a minimum of 60 credit-hours of required and elective course work.