Psychology Program at University of Georgia (UGA)

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Psychology Program

The psychology program at University of Georgia 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 Georgia 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. University of Georgia has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree486
Master's Degree20
Doctorate Degree19

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male125
Female400

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian43
Black43
Hispanic31
White384
Unknown8

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Psychology program at University of Georgia, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

  • Athens-Clarke County, GA
    • Total Employment: 80
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.97
    • Average Annual Salary: $60,260

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 Georgia

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,...)

Emmanuel College

Franklin Springs, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Piedmont College

Demorest, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Truett - McConnell College

Cleveland, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M,D)

Argosy University - Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M,D)

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