Earning Your Behavioral Psychology Degree in Vermont
(found programs from 1622 schools)

A behavioral psychology degree is ideal for an inquiring individual interested in the hard sciences and the social sciences who would like a career that involves improving the lives of others.

While many years of study are necessary to become licensed to practice psychology in Vermont, once the academic and professional requirements have been achieved behavioral psychologists enjoy a job that lets them make a difference in the lives of those suffering from mental health conditions.

As in most states, a doctorate is required to become licensed to practice psychology in Vermont. This means that as many as ten years of study could be required of those wishing to becoming licensed in Vermont.

Behavioral Psychology Degree Options and Curriculum

Academic programs in behavioral psychology will generally include quite rigorous study in a variety of areas, such as:

  • Neurobiology
  • Cognitive sciences
  • Abnormal psychology
  • Human behavior

State Licensure for Psychologists in Vermont

Licensure as a professional psychologist is granted to individuals in Vermont who have completed a doctorate program in psychology and who have met work experience requirements.

There are several universities in Vermont that offer Ph.D. programs, including the University of Vermont. The doctorate program must be accredited by the American Psychological Association to meet requirements for state licensure.

The work experience required of individuals before they can sit for the licensure exam involves:

  • 4,000 hours of supervised work
  • Supervision under a licensed psychologist
  • Approval from the Vermont Board of Psychological Examiners

In Vermont, individuals seeking licensure as psychologists must take and pass the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP). The EPPP consists of 225 questions and is scored on a scale from 200 to 800.

When taking the EPPP exam, applicants are given four hours and 15 minutes to finish all of the questions.

Job Outlook for Psychologists in Vermont

The agency of the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the average annual salary for psychologists in Vermont is $58,000. With experience, psychologists can earn more

Vermont psychologists who are able to open up their own practices can enjoy a great deal of freedom in their professional lives and can enjoy increases in earnings when they acquire new patients. It is estimated that about a third of all psychologists are self-employed.

New job opportunities in psychology in Vermont are likely to be seen in the coming years, as it is estimated that the job market for psychologists will grow slightly faster than the job market of all occupations through 2020.


Degree Programs

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Bennington College (Bennington, VT)
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Burlington College (Burlington, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology
Bachelors of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology
Castleton State College (Castleton, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Health Psychology
Champlain College (Burlington, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Applied Psychology
College of St. Joseph (Rutland, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Human Services - Community Development & Counseling
Certificate in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
Master of Science in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling,
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
Master of Science in Community Counseling
Master of Science in School (Guidance) Counseling
Goddard College (Plainfield, VT)
Programs Offered:
MA in Education and Licensure - School Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology and Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology and Counseling - Organizational Development
Master of Arts in Psychology and Counseling - Sexual Orientation
Green Mountain College (Poultney, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Johnson State College (Johnson, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Behavioral Sciences
Master of Arts in Counseling
Lyndon State College (Lyndonville, VT)
Programs Offered:
BA/BS in Psychology & Human Services
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Marlboro College (Brattleboro, VT)
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Major in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Major in Psychology - Educational Psychology
Major in Psychology - History & Theory of Psychology
Major in Psychology - Perception
Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Developmental and Educational Psychology
Major in Psychology - Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology
Major in Psychology - Personality and Clinical Psychology
Major in Psychology - Social and Applied Psychology
Norwich University (Northfield, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Clinical Perspectives
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Experimental
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Personality/social
Saint Michael's College (Colchester, VT)
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Clinical
Major in Psychology - Cognitive
Major in Psychology - Developmental
Major in Psychology - Physiological
Major in Psychology - Social
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
Southern Vermont College (Bennington, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Science in Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling
PhD in Clinical Psychology
PhD in General/Experimental Psychology
PhD in General/Experimental Psychology - Biobehavioral/Neuroscience (including learning)
PhD in General/Experimental Psychology - Developmental Psychology
PhD in General/Experimental Psychology - Human Behavioral Psychopharmacology
PhD in General/Experimental Psychology - Social Psychology
Union Institute & University (Brattleboro, VT)
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) with a concentration in Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts with a Concentration in Counseling Psychology