Psychology Degrees

UCNJ offers programs in Psychology!

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  • Psychology, A.A.

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. This program is for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and major in Psychology.

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Course Registration

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Career Paths

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Psychiatric Technician
Health Systems/Hospitals
Mental Health Facilities
Recovery Centers
Transfer Opportunities
Students are encouraged to work closely with UCNJ’s faculty and Advising Transfer Services. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution in NJ can explore the “Transfer Programs” feature on NJ Transfer.
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Why Study Psychology?

Pursuing a degree in psychology offers compelling reasons for individuals interested in understanding human behavior, mental processes, and the complexities of the mind.

Psychology provides a comprehensive education that delves into various areas, including cognitive, social, developmental, and clinical psychology. By studying psychology, individuals gain valuable insights into the factors that influence human behavior, emotions, and relationships. This knowledge not only enriches their personal lives but also equips them with essential skills in critical thinking, research, data analysis, and empathy.

A degree in psychology opens doors to a diverse range of career opportunities, including counseling, therapy, human resources, education, research, and mental health advocacy. Moreover, psychology plays a crucial role in addressing societal challenges, promoting well-being, and supporting individuals in times of crisis. By pursuing a degree in psychology, individuals can make a positive impact on the lives of others, foster personal growth, and contribute to the betterment of individuals and communities at large.

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