Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.  The study of psychology is a fascinating and challenging field that requires knowledge of human behavior, good critical thinking, and effective writing, all of which fit into our liberal arts curriculum.

Why You Should Choose Manor

The psychology degree program is designed for students interested in providing psychological and social services in various settings including community mental health facilities, drug and alcohol abuse agencies, geriatric centers, hospices, developmental disability programs, child welfare agencies, and the criminal justice system.

Our primary goal is to enable psychology degree students to develop an understanding of core psychological concepts, theories, and issues, as well as understanding of the relevance and application of psychology to one’s life.  The curriculum focuses on developing a foundation of knowledge, skills, and values necessary for transfer to a four-year college or university baccalaureate degree program in psychology or a related field.

The psychology degree program focuses on both the personal and academic growth of students.  At Manor, we are sensitive to the needs of the traditional age college student and the adult learner.  We understand that you are a busy individual with other commitments in your life, so we offer flexible course scheduling with classes during the day, in the evenings, and online.  Our classes are small and our approach is personal and supportive.

Career Opportunities

Employment of social and human service professionals is expected to grow in the next decade, and a degree in Psychology prepares students for this job market. There are job opportunities in a variety of settings including:

  • Mental Health Agencies
  • Drug and Alcohol Facilities
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Geriatric Facilities
  • Developmental Disability Programs

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