Psychology Program at Southern University and A&M College

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Psychology Program

The psychology program at Southern University and A&M 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College offers a bachelor's degree program in psychology.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male8
Female31

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black38
Multiple Races1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Psychology program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

School Psychologists

Description

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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, school psychologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Average Hourly Rate: $43.89
    • Average Annual Salary: $91290

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, industrial-organizational psychologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.1% from 2014 to 2024

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists

Description

Apply theories and principles of neuropsychology to diagnose and treat disorders of higher cerebral functioning.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, neuropsychologists and clinical neuropsychologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 30
    • Average Hourly Rate: $42.91
    • Average Annual Salary: $89250

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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 Louisiana

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,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M,D)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2430

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261