Psychology Program at Westmoreland County Community College

 

Choose Your Career Path in Psychology

Psychologist with young woman

Why Choose Psychology as a Career?

The field of psychology focuses on promoting psychological well-being through innovation and leadership. Workers in this field enjoy caring for people, thinking critically and working collaboratively.

Those interested in this field should possess the ability to relate to others and enjoy being a part of a dynamic and vital discipline that is ever changing.

A host of career opportunities await those with a bachelors, masters or doctorate degree in this field.

What Will I Learn?

In Westmoreland’s Psychology program, students can choose from a variety of core courses and electives in order to determine their career path. The curriculum offers opportunities to conduct undergraduate research under faculty supervision. View Psychology in the College Catalog

Students who earn the Associate of Arts in Psychology degree and gain acceptance to one of the Pennsylvania TAOC four-year colleges or universities to major in Psychology will automatically transfer all 62 credits. 

TAOC Colleges and Universities

  • Bloomsburg University of PA
  • Cabrini university
  • California University of PA
  • Carlow university
  • Cheyney University of PA
  • Clarion University of PA
  • East Stroudsburg University of PA
  • Edinboro University of PA
  • Geneva College
  • Indiana University of PA
  • Kutztown University of PA
  • Lackawanna College
  • Lincoln University
  • Lock Haven University of PA
  • Mansfield University of PA
  • Millersville University of PA
  • Shippensburg university of PA
  • Slippery Rock University of PA
  • West Chester University of PA

Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university not participating in TAOC should meet with a transfer counselor for academic planning. 

Career Opportunities

Students earning a Psychology degree find employment in clinical, education and business settings. They also partner with professionals in the criminal justice system and lend their expertise to improve the lives of children and senior citizens. A host of career opportunities await those with a bachelors, masters or doctorate degree in this field.