Psychology Program at San Jose State University

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Psychology Program

The psychology program at San Jose State University 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 California 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. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree312
Master's Degree13

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male92
Female233

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian77
Black10
Hispanic114
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders2
White81
Multiple Races19
Non Resident Alien7
Unknown14

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 San Jose State University, 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

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 560
    • Average Hourly Rate: $49.94
    • Average Annual Salary: $103880

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

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 100
    • Average Hourly Rate: $43.07
    • Average Annual Salary: $89590

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 California

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,...)

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

San Jose City College

San Jose, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

Mission College

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

West Valley College

Saratoga, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

Evergreen Valley College

San Jose, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 54 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 90 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

Palo Alto University

Palo Alto, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (M)

Ohlone College

Fremont, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Psychology (A)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B,M,D)

Menlo College

Atherton, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Psychology (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
55.22%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
76%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
27:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,245