Psychology Program at University of Kansas

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Psychology Program

The psychology program at University of Kansas 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 Kansas 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 Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

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

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree188
Master's Degree6
Doctorate Degree18

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male73
Female139

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian6
Black8
Hispanic11
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White170
Multiple Races6
Non Resident Alien9

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 University of Kansas, 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

  • Lawrence, KS
    • Total Employment: 60
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.97
    • Average Annual Salary: $70,660

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

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 Kansas

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,...)

Baker University

Baldwin City, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Ottawa University - Online

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Ottawa University - Ottawa

Ottawa, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Washburn University

Topeka, KS
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M)

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

University of Saint Mary

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Ottawa University - Kansas City

Overland Park, KS
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Benedictine College

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

Emporia State University

Emporia, KS
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M)

Allen Community College

Iola, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

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