Are you interested in a career in such areas as clinical services, health services, business, industry, testing, education, and behavioral research? The Associate in Arts (AA) degree with a focus in Psychology can help to prepare to major in Psychology and pursue career opportunities in social work, healthcare, business, and human resources.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of psychologists is expected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will vary by specialty, such as clinical, counseling, and school and organizational psychology.
The Associates in Arts with a focus of psychology can help you develop the skills you’ll need to pursue careers such as speech-language pathology, marriage and family therapy, child, family, and school social work; and counseling for substance abuse and behavioral disorders.