A career in psychology is one that can stand the test of time. When searching for a profitable degree program, students want to find one that is recession proof; one that will provide a stable lifestyle for families.

Pursuing a psychology degree in Pennsylvania is easily done by choosing from one of the 117 accredited universities in the state.

Can be completed in under two years. GRE scores are not required to apply.
Online undergraduate program in a flexible online environment.
Offers both full and part time options. GRE scored are not required.
100% online, can complete in as few as 24 months.
No GRE Required, finish your degree in less than 2 years.

There are a number of psychology degree programs in Pennsylvania, ranging from an Associate’s degree in Counseling to a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. Many entry level positions in human services and customer service look fondly on psychology graduates, knowing that they have the knowledge of human behavior that is needed for the position.

A clinical psychologist can earn from $37,700 to $101,340 yearly in Pennsylvania depending on the area and field, according to the BLS. There is plenty of opportunity for growth in this field of work. Students mostly choose Pittsburgh and Philadelphia as their preferred college cities.

Overview of Psychology Schools

A clinical psychologist can earn from $37,700 to $101,340 yearly in Pennsylvania depending on the area and field, according to the US Department of Labor.

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117
Accredited
Universities
$62,330
AVG Annual
Median Salary*
5,400
People Employed
in a Psychology Field*

*source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Trends & Outlook for Psychology Careers

The median income for clinical professionals in Pennsylvania is $62,330 per year (BLS). With the earning potential at this level, clinical psychology is a popular career path for psychology students. Depending on the area, clinical psychologists gain earnings that are comparable to many high stake white collar positions.

The respect that comes with being a psychological professional really makes the job worthwhile. With such prestige, these degrees are highly desired by college students. The art of human behavior is one that can pay off over time, with the demand for these professionals constantly growing.

In Pennsylvania, the state requires that psychologists be licensed through their state-specific licensing process. Once licenses are obtained, professionals can seek employment in the field of their choice. In both mental health and educational settings, professionals will provide assistance to individuals that want to make a change in their lives. The care that a psychologist can provide is irreplaceable by other means. Finding a career in Pennsylvania is not difficult with a degree in psychology.


Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology

pa-boardThe Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology is located in Harrisburg, and is responsible for the licensing, monitoring, educating of psychologists to ensure proper practices in the state.

Address:
Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-2649
Phone (717) 783-7155
Website


School Spotlight

Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia has a very structure psychology program. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, students can choose the path they desire with the option to change to a different path at any time. The classes at Chestnut Hill provide typical psychological oriented courses such as Developmental Psychology, as well as some more focused courses for each program. For students in Pennsylvania, the quality of education is the most important factor when choosing a school to attend, and this school definitely provides the quality that future professionals deserve.


Neighboring States

If you are unable to find the right fit within Pennsylvania, you can look at programs in neighboring states. There are many excellent programs in Ohio, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. If long commutes make traveling across state lines untenable, explore Online Psychology Programs. You can save a lot of time by studying online and still get a quality education.

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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Albright College
place Reading
  • book B.A. in Interdisciplinary Major in Child and Family Studies
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology
Allegheny College
place Meadville
  • book BA in Psychology
Alvernia University
place Reading
  • book  B.S. in Psychology
Arcadia University
place Glenside
  • book Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology
  • book Master in Applied Behavior Analysis - concentration in counseling
  • book Master in Psychology and Counseling
  • book Master in Public Health and Counseling
  • book Master of Science in Health Education and Counseling 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
place Bloomsburg
  • book Psychology (B.A.)
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
place Bryn Athyn
  • book Psychology Major
Bryn Mawr College
place Bryn Mawr
  • book CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY PH.D.
  • book Clinical Developmental Psychology Program (CDPP)
  • book Psychology Major
Bucknell University
place Lewisburg
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • book Master of Science in education (MSED)
  • book Masters of Science in General Experimental Psychology
Bucks County Community College
place Newtown
  • book Associate in Psychology Interpersonal Emphasis
Butler County Community College
place Butler
  • book Associate in Arts (A.A.) in Psychology
Cabrini College
place Radnor
  • book Psychology Major
Cairn University-Langhorne
place Langhorne
  • book PSYCHOLOGY (B.A.)
California University of Pennsylvania
place California
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • book Master of Science in School Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University
place Pittsburgh
  • book Graduate in Psychology
  • book Major in Psychology
  • book PhD in Developmental Psychology
Cedar Crest College
place Allentown
  • book Psychology Major (BA)
  • book Psychology Major (BA) with a concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
place Cheyney
  • book B.A. IN PSYCHOLOGY
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
place Clarion
  • book B.A. Sociology/Psychology
  • book Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bacehlor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology
Community College of Allegheny County
place Pittsburgh
  • book Associate of Arts in Psychology
Community College of Beaver County
place Monaca
  • book Associate in Science in Psychology
Community College of Philadelphia
place Philadelphia
  • book Associate in Arts, and transfer in Psychology
Delaware County Community College
place Media
  • book Psychology, Associate in Science
Delaware Valley University
place Doylestown
  • book Counseling Psychology (B.A.)
DeSales University
place Center Valley
  • book Bachelor of Science in PSYCHOLOGY
Dickinson College
place Carlisle
  • book Psychology Major
Drexel University
place Philadelphia
  • book PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
place East Stroudsburg
  • book Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Eastern University
place Saint Davids
  • book BA in Psychology
  • book MA in Clinical Counseling
  • book MS and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in School Psychology
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
place Edinboro
  • book Bachelor of Science Psychology - Applied Developmental
  • book Bachelor of Science Psychology - Applied Mental Health
  • book Educational Specialist in School Psychology
  • book Master’s in Educational Psychology
Elizabethtown College
place Elizabethtown
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Franklin and Marshall College
place Lancaster
  • book Major in Psychology
Gannon University
place Erie
  • book Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology
  • book Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Learning and Leadership
  • book Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • book Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Sciences
Geneva College
place Beaver Falls
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • book Master of Arts in Counseling
Gettysburg College
place Gettysburg
  • book Psychology Major
Grove City College
place Grove City
  • book B.A. or B.S. in psychology
Gwynedd Mercy University
place Gwynedd Valley
  • book Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) in Psychology
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg
place Harrisburg
  • book Marriage and Family Therapy (CCMF)
Haverford College
place Haverford
  • book Psychology Major
Holy Family University
place Philadelphia
  • book MS in Counseling Psychology
  • book Psychology for Business Major
  • book Psychology major 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
place APA Accredited
  • book Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
place Indiana
  • book CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING, MA
  • book CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING, MA
  • book Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
  • book EDUCATIONAL AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
  • book PhD in School Psychology
  • book PSYCHOLOGY/HONORS TRACK, BA
  • book PSYCHOLOGY, BA
  • book SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY, PHD
Juniata College
place Huntingdon
  • book Psychology: Area of Study
Keystone College
place La Plume
  • book bachelor of science in psychology
King's College
place Wilkes-Barre
  • book Associate in Arts (AA) in Psychology
  • book Psychology BSc
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
place Kutztown
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • book Master of Arts degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
La Roche College
place Pittsburgh
  • book Psychology Major
Lafayette College
place Easton
  • book A.B. (Bachelor of Arts) Psychology Major; B.S. (Bachelor of Science) Psychology Major
Lancaster Bible College
place Lancaster
  • book Bachelor of Science with majors in Professional Counseling and Biblical Studies
Lebanon Valley College
place Annville
  • book Bachelor of Science with a major in Neuroscience
  • book Bachelor of Science with a major in psychology
Lehigh Carbon Community College
place Schnecksville
  • book Psychology A.S. (PSYS)
Lehigh University
place APA Accredited
  • book Ph.D. School Psychology + Pennsylvania School Psychologist Certification
Lincoln University
place Lincoln University
  • book BHS-FLEX BACHELOR OF HUMAN SERVICES
  • book Psychology Major
Lock Haven University
place Lock Haven
  • book B.S. and B.A. in Psychology
Luzerne County Community College
place Nanticoke
  • book Associate in Science degree in Psychology
Lycoming College
place Williamsport
  • book Psychology Major (B.A.)
Manor College
place Jenkintown
  • book Psychology–A.A.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
place Mansfield
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology 
Mercyhurst University
place Erie
  • book graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • book Psychology Major
Messiah College
place Mechanicsburg
  • book Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in psychology 
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
place Millersville
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Applied Clinical/Counseling Trac
  • book Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
Misericordia University
place Dallas
  • book Bachelor's of Science (BS) in Psychology
Moravian College
place Bethlehem
  • book Psychology, B.A.
Mount Aloysius College
place Cresson
  • book Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • book Master of Science in Psychology
Muhlenberg College
place Allentown
  • book Associate of Arts in Psychology
  • book Psychology Major
Neumann University
place Aston
  • book Psychology, B.A.
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
place Johnstown
  • book PSYCHOLOGY (A.A.)
Pennsylvania State University
place APA Accredited
  • book Clinical Psychology program
  • book Clinical Psychology Training Program
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
place University Park
  • book Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • book Clinical Psychology Program
  • book Clinical Psychology Program
  • book Counseling Psychology Ph.D.
  • book Counseling Psychology Ph.D.
  • book Doctoral Degree in Education Psychology
  • book Doctoral Degree in Education Psychology
  • book Master of Science (in Educational Psychology) without Thesis
  • book School Psychology doctoral program
  • book School Psychology doctoral program
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington
place Abington
  • book bachelor of arts (B.A.) or bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in Psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
place Altoona
  • book Psychology, B.S. (PSCBS)
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver
place Monaca
  • book Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks
place Reading
  • book B.A. in Applied Psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine
place Media
  • book B.A. and B.S. in psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College
place Erie
  • book B.A. and B.S. in psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny
place McKeesport
  • book B.A. and B.S. in psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
place Middletown
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • book Master of Arts in Applied Clinical Psychology
  • book Master of Arts in Applied Clinical Psychology
  • book Master of Arts in Community Psychology and Social Change
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton
place Hazleton
  • book Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley
place Center Valley
  • book Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington
place New Kensington
  • book Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill
place Schuylkill Haven
  • book Psychology Major
Pennsylvania State University-World Campus
place University Park
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Philadelphia University
place Philadelphia
  • book M.S. IN COMMUNITY AND TRAUMA COUNSELING
  • book Psychology (B.S.)
  • book PSYCHOLOGY (B.S.)
Point Park University
place Pittsburgh
  • book Bachelor in Psychology
  • book MASTER'S IN CLINICAL-COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY
Reading Area Community College
place Reading
  • book Psychology, AA
Robert Morris University
place Moon Township
  • book B.S. in Psychology
Rosemont College
place Rosemont
  • book Dual Degree B.A./M.A. in Counseling Psychology
  • book Psychology Major
Saint Francis University
place Loretto
  • book Psychology Major
Saint Joseph's University
place Philadelphia
  • book  B.S / B.A. in Organizational Psychology and Development
  • book Behavior Analysis Certification 
  • book M.S. in Psychology
  • book Undergraduate BS in Psychology
Saint Vincent College
place Latrobe
  • book Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
place Shippensburg
  • book Bachelor in Psychology
  • book M.S. in Psychological Science
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
place Slippery Rock
  • book Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling 
  • book PSYCHOLOGY BA and BS MAJOR
Summit University of Pennsylvania
place Clarks Summit
  • book ADDICTIONS COUNSELING (A.A.)
  • book COUNSELING (Bachelor of Science)
  • book MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COUNSELING
Susquehanna University
place Selinsgrove
  • book Psychology Major
Swarthmore College
place Swarthmore
  • book Psychology Major
  • book Psychology Major
  • book Special Major in Psychobiology
Thiel College
place Greenville
  • book Psychology (B.A.)
University of Pennsylvania
place APA Accredited
  • book Clinical Training Program
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford
place Bradford
  • book Psychology - BS
University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg
place Greensburg
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
place Johnstown
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
place Pittsburgh
  • book Bachelor of science (BS) in Psychology
  • book Doctoral degree (PhD) in Psychology
  • book Master's degree (MS) in Psychology
  • book Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Program
  • book Psychology Major
University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
place Titusville
  • book ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE—PSYCHOLOGY
University of Scranton
place Scranton
  • book PSYCHOLOGY, BS
  • book SCHOOL COUNSELING, M.S.
University of the Sciences
place Philadelphia
  • book MS in Health Psychology
  • book Psychology Major
University of Valley Forge
place Phoenixville
  • book Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Ursinus College
place Collegeville
  • book Psychology Major
Villanova University
place Villanova
  • book Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology
  • book M.S. in Counseling
Washington & Jefferson College
place Washington
  • book Psychology major 
Waynesburg University
place Waynesburg
  • book Master of Arts in Counseling 
  • book Psychology Major
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
place West Chester
  • book B.A. in Psychology
  • book M.A. Psychology: General
Widener University-Main Campus
place Chester
  • book Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)
  • book Major in Psychology
Wilkes University
place Wilkes-Barre
  • book Psychology Major
Wilson College
place Chambersburg
  • book MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY
York College Pennsylvania
place York
  • book PSYCHOLOGY, B.S.