The sweet southern charm of Georgia draws in students from all around the United States each year. Georgia contains 47 accredited universities in which students can obtain a degree in psychology.

For students that already have a bachelor's degree in psychology, there are graduate programs available all over the state that can fit the needs of any career path.

Georgia’s 9.6 million inhabitants are represented byaround 2,050 psychologists, the most popular degree path for students in this state. Professionals have found that they have the potential to earn over $120,000+ per year depending on their specialization (according to the US Department of Labor). A high earning potential is of many positive incentives that draw students into this field of study.

Can be completed in under two years. GRE scores are not required to apply.
Online undergraduate program in a flexible online environment.
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100% online, can complete in as few as 24 months.
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Students will find the greatest diversity of programs in the capital city of Atlanta. Emory University, the University of Georgia, Georgia State, among others offer psychology degrees in Atlanta.

Those living near Georgia's border might consider looking for psychology schools across state lines. Chattanooga's psychology schools can be found on the Tennessee page. Jacksonville and Tallahassee schools can be found in the list of psychology schools in Florida.

The state of Georgia requires that all psychology licensure applicants receive a degree from an accredited university.

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47
Accredited
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$83,500
AVG Annual
Median Salary*
2,240
People Employed
in a Psychology Field*

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Trends & Outlook for Psychology Careers

Psychology professionals are an important part of every community. From corporations to community health centers, psychologists provide an irreplaceable service. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that demand for psychology professionals will continue to grow, providing new opportunities to graduates.

The state of Georgia requires that all licensure applicants receive a degree from an accredited university. Once the degree is obtained and all other requirements are met, applicants can take part in the licensure exam. The exam is critical to become a practicing psychologist. It tests the knowledge and abilities of the applicant in order to prove that he or she is an able candidate for practice in the state.

Once individuals become licensed by the state, it is also necessary to keep up with continuing education requirements and license renewals.


Georgia Board of Examiners of Psychologists

georgia-board-of-psychologyThe Georgia Board of Examiners of Psychologists is located in Macon, and is responsible for the licensing, monitoring, educating of psychologists to ensure proper practices in the state.

Address:
Georgia Board of Examiners of Psychologists
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217
Phone: (478) 207-2440
Website


School Spotlight: Georgia State University

Georgia State University is popular for its football team and its noteworthy psychological staff. With 11 options for master’s programs and nine doctoral programs, Georgia State University is a preferred choice for future psychologists.

Located in the hub city of Atlanta, this University has a constant flow of new students from around the country. Students can take part in psychological studies and testing that teaches real world material for future use. The prestige and experienced professors at this school make it a smart choice for individuals interested in a career in psychological fields.

The online Master of Arts in Psychology from Pepperdine University can be completed in under two years and is open to all undergrad majors who want to learn how to assess personality and intelligence and understand mental and emotional disorders. GRE scores are not required to apply.
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With an Online Bachelor of Psychology from the University of West Alabama, you can study an online undergraduate program in a flexible online environment, emphasizing experimental methodology and statistical training while encouraging students to gain real-world experience through research and independent projects from one of Alabama’s oldest and most prestigious universities.
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Northwestern's Top-12 ranked Online MA in Counseling Program prepares the next generation of clinical mental health counselors. Counseling @ Northwestern offers both full and part time options that allow you to earn a degree on your own schedule and a Bridge to Counseling track designed for students with limited previous experience or knowledge in psychology. GRE scores are not required for admission to the program.
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The Regis College Master of Science in Applied Behavioral Analysis can help you join or excel in the field of behavioral science — 100% online in as few as 24 months. Study the evaluation, assessment, and intervention techniques necessary to help children and adults struggling with behavioral issues.
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List of Programs

All Programs

See below for the list of all of the psychology programs in . You can filter down by state, accrediting board, or program to find the best program for you.
Programs Currently Accepting Applicants
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Agnes Scott College
place Decatur
  • book Psychology Major
Andrew College
place Cuthbert
  • book Associate in Science (AS) in Psychology
Armstrong State University
place Savannah
  • book Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology
Augusta University
place Augusta
  • book Bachelor of Science with a Major in Psychological Sciences
  • book Master of Science with a Major in Psychology
Berry College
place Mount Berry
  • book Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Psychology (B.A., B.S.)
Brenau University
place Gainesville
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • book Master of Science in Clinical Counseling Psychology
Brewton-Parker College
place Mount Vernon
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Carver Bible College
place Atlanta
  • book Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology
Clark Atlanta University
place Atlanta
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Clayton State University
place Morrow
  • book Baccalaureate (BS) in Psychology and Human Services
  • book Master of Science in Psychology (Applied Developmental)
Columbus State University
place Columbus
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Covenant College
place Lookout Mountain
  • book Psychology Major, Baccalaureate Degree
Emmanuel College
place Franklin Springs
  • book Psychology Major, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) OR ARTS (B.A.)
Fort Valley State University
place Fort Valley
  • book Major in Psychology
Georgia College and State University
place Milledgeville
  • book Psychology B.S.
Georgia Gwinnett College
place Lawrenceville
  • book B.S. degree in Psychology
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
place Atlanta
  • book Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Georgia Military College
place Milledgeville
  • book Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) in Psychology
Georgia Southwestern State University
place Americus
  • book Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology
Kennesaw State University
place Kennesaw
  • book Conflict Management (MS)
  • book Psychology B.S. (Bachelor of Science Degree)
LaGrange College
place Lagrange
  • book Psychology Major
Life University
place Marietta
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • book Master’s degree in Positive Psychology
Mercer University
place Macon
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • book Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Medical Psychology
  • book Masters of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Middle Georgia State University
place Macon
  • book Bachelor of Science Psychology
Morehouse College
place Atlanta
  • book Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology
Oglethorpe University
place Atlanta
  • book B.S. in Psychology
Paine College
place Augusta
  • book BA in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling
  • book BA in Psychology with an emphasis in Experimental Psychology
  • book Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology
  • book Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology
Piedmont College
place Demorest
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Point University
place West Point
  • book B.S. PSYCHOLOGY
  • book Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • book Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Reinhardt University
place Waleska
  • book Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology
Savannah State University
place Savannah
  • book Bachelor in Behavior Analysis
Shorter University
place Rome
  • book BA and BS in Psychology
South University-Savannah
place Savannah
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Experimental/Research Concentration
South University–Savannah Online
place Savannah
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Experimental/Research Concentration
Spelman College
place Atlanta
  • book Psychology Major
Thomas University
place Thomasville
  • book BACHELOR OF SCIENCE PSYCHOLOGY
Toccoa Falls College
place Toccoa Falls
  • book BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR
Truett-McConnell College
place Cleveland
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of North Georgia
place Dahlonega
  • book B.S. in Psychology
University of Phoenix-Georgia
place Sandy Springs
  • book Master of Science in Psychology
University of West Georgia
place Carrollton
  • book Bachelor of Science with a Major in Psychology
  • book Master of Arts with a Major in Psychology
  • book PhD in Psychology - Consciousness and Society
Valdosta State University
place Valdosta
  • book B.A./B.S. Degree with a Major in Psychology
  • book Master of Science in Clinical-Counseling Psychology
Wesleyan College
place Macon
  • book Psychology Major
Young Harris College
place Young Harris
  • book Psychology, BS