This program is part of the Psychological Science Department.
Besides satisfying your Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement, and of course, being endlessly fascinating, here are:
10 Ways Psychology Can Improve Your Life
- Get motivated
- Improve your leadership skills
- Become a better communicator
- Understand others better
- Make wiser decisions
- Improve your memory
- Get better grades
- Become more productive
- Be healthier
- Reduce stress and negative feelings
Literally meaning “the study of the mind,” psychology focuses on mental processes and behavior in humans. It’s the science of how people think, feel, act, and interact with their world. There are a number of specialized fields within psychological science, including child psychology, educational psychology, sports psychology, social psychology, comparative psychology, and more. Clinical psychology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
The Psychological Science program at MCC offers you a wide range of courses, educational resources, student activities, and continuing education opportunities. Our courses emphasize the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and are designed to help students understand more about themselves and others. We challenge our students to enhance their appreciation of the human condition through open and impartial inquiry. Plus, our diverse faculty provide students with a variety of approaches and experiences, which will help you flourish in a global society.
Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.
|At MCC, get an...||Specialize in...||Transfer to...||To get a...||Courses|
|Associate in Arts||Psychology Emphasis to BA||Arizona State University||Psychology (Bachelor of Arts)||Pathway Map|
|Associate in Arts||Psychology Emphasis to BS||Arizona State University||Psychology (Psychological Science) (Bachelor of Science)||Pathway Map|
|Arizona State University||Psychology (Bachelor of Science)|
The Psychological Science program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.
|Occupation / Title||Annual Median Wage|
|Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$60,450|
|Human Resources Managers||$85,120|
|Human Resources Specialists||$54,330|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||$60,740|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||$55,280|
|Psychologists, All Other||$100,110|
|Social and Human Service Assistants||$29,960|
|Social Science Research Assistants||$48,960|
|Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.|
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
Advising for the Psychological Science program is available through the Psychological Science department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.