Psychology Program at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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Psychology Program

The psychology program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers as case managers, psychiatric technicians, career counselors, and rehabilitation specialists. The program focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Program courses include: principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer psychology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Psychology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. PAC offers an associate's degree program in psychology.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male14
Female25

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black2
Hispanic22
White15

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Psychology program at Palo Alto College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

School Psychologists

Description

Investigate processes of learning and teaching and develop psychological principles and techniques applicable to educational problems.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, school psychologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 21.9% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 570
    • Average Hourly Rate: $36.05
    • Average Annual Salary: $74,990

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

Description

Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, industrial-organizational psychologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 34.9% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Psychology Programs in Texas

Psychology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 78 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 39 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 59 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 340 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M,D)

Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 370 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

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