Kansas Psychology Programs
(found 34 schools)

Listed below are all of the accredited schools in Kansas that offer Psychology degree programs.

Overview

Are you a compassionate, helpful person who often puts the needs of others first? Do you want a career based on helping people? Then look no further, as a Kansas psychology degree may be a perfect fit for you.

Psychology is the study of the human mind and the careers that stem from a psychology degree involve working with people in your community. The level of your education will often determine which psychology-related field in which you obtain work.

To learn more about your options, contact the Kansas schools with psychology programs listed below today.

Psychology Education in Kansas

A bachelor’s degree in psychology can be utilized in areas of social work, inpatient care and case management, all in varying settings and with diverse groups of clients. For example, you may work in child welfare helping families in need, or with troubled adolescents in a group home. You may also find your niche in the public sector, helping with housing or food needs for the community with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology.

There are certifications available for entry level positions which are usually specific to your title or company, that demonstrate your abilities within the field and which may also open the door to a higher rate of pay.

With a master’s degree in psychology, you will have access to apply for manager positions in the fields mentioned above or you can work toward becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor. Getting your Master’s in psychology can allow you to work and provide mental health assistance to clients in Kansas, making a difference in peoples’ lives on a daily basis.

If you dream of becoming a clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist, both of which not only counsel patients, but also diagnose and prescribe medications, you will need to obtain your doctorate’s degree in psychology.

One unique aspect about the field of psychology is the ability to specialize in a certain field or clientele-base, allowing you to move within your field to a position that fits you well. You can also return to school to earn a higher degree if you feel your skills are better utilized elsewhere. Check out the information below to find the best Kansas psychology program for you today!

Psychology Programs in Kansas

Kansas colleges and universities offer several different psychology programs across the state. If you are looking for financial aid to help support you in obtaining your psychology degree, there are plenty of options for financial assistance. You can apply for federal loans or grants through FAFSA or you can find state funded scholarships through the Kansas Board of Regents.

Kansas psychology programs come with the options for full time or part time enrollment status, with online psychology courses available as well. No matter what level of education you obtain, your program will include core courses covering social and culture foundations, human growth and development, psychopathology, career and lifestyle development and group counseling, just to name a few.

If you plan to gain experience by entering the workforce with a psychology bachelor’s degree, you will generally not need any special certifications and if one is required, your place of employment will often provide the training and application fees.

Many Kansas psychology students hope to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), which requires some extra criteria beyond education. Kansas has two levels of professional counselors, the LPC and the LCPC. After graduation, you will take your licensing exam through the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and you will obtain your LPC if the exam is passed. After passing your exam, you will need to complete 4,000 of supervised work experience with 1,500 hours being in direct contact with clients, after which you can apply to the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board to receive your LCPC. Records of supervision, references and your education will be required during the application process.

If you wish to become a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist in KS, you will not only complete courses in psychology, but also anatomy, medical terminology, physiology, organic chemistry, as well as a medical internship. Psychiatrists are also required to complete extra supervision beyond the LPC license, as well as another examination.

All requirements and updates can be found through the Kansas Psychiatric Society as well as access to other professionals in the state, updates and news in the field. For LPC and LCPS resources, check out the Kansas Psychological Association for updates, networking, conferences and news in the field.

Outlook for Psychology in Kansas

After graduation, you will enter a job market that is projected to grow faster than average, increasing your chances of employment. The mean salary for a bachelor’s level social worker or case manager in Kansas is $48,640 per year or $26.92 per hour.

If you continue to your master’s degree and decide to obtain your LPC, your wages could likely increase. The mean salary for an LPC or LCPC in Kansas is $55,990 per year or $26.92 per hour. Psychiatrists in the Kansas make a mean salary of $205,720 or $98.91 per hour, which is well above the national average.

With great job outlook and excellent pay potential, pursuing a degree in psychology can be a wise and rewarding move. Contact the schools that offer psychology degrees in Kansas to learn more about your options, and to make sure you choose the best school to meet your needs.

Kansas Psychology Schools

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Allen County Community College (Iola, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate of Applied Science in Addictions & Prevention Studies - Counseling
Associate of Arts in Psychology
Associate of Science in Addictions & Prevention Studies - Counseling
Certificate in Addictions and Prevention Studies - Counseling
Certificate in Rehabilitation Aide
Baker University (Baldwin City, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Barclay College (Haviland, KS)
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Family Studies
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (online)
Barton County Community College (Great Bend, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts in Psychology
Associate of Science in Psychology
Benedictine College (Atchison, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Bethany College (Lindsborg, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bethel College (North Newton, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Certificate in Clinical and Counseling Studies
Butler Community College (El Dorado, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts - Psychology
Associate of Science - Addictions Counseling
Associate of Science - Psychology
Central Christian College of Kansas (McPherson, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies - Psychology Track (Counseling)
Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies - Sociology/Psychology Track
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Psychology & Social Services
Bachelor of Science in Social Science - Psychology & Sociology
Coffeyville Community College (Coffeyville, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate in Arts in Psychology/Counseling (online)
Dodge City Community College (Dodge City, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Emporia State University (Emporia, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Education inPsychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Education Specialist in School Psychology
Major in Rehabilitation Services Education
Master of Science in Art Thearpy
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science in Psychology - Experimental Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling (online)
Master of Science in School Psychology
Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Dual Degree in Psychology and Teacher Education
Education Specialist in School Psychology
MS in General/Experimental Psychology
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
Master of Science in Counseling - Community Counseling (online)
Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling (online)
Master of Science in School Psychology
Friends University (Wichita, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Human Services
Garden City Community College (Garden City, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Addiction Counseling
Major in Psychology
Highland Community College (Highland, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate in Arts in Psychology (online)
Hutchinson Community College (Hutchinson, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate of Science in Psychology
Independence Community College (Independence, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts in Psychology
Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Education in Counseling & Human Devlopment
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling and Student Development - Counselor Education and Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy in Family Studies and Human Services - Marriage and Family Therapy
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Animal Learning/Physiological Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Cognitive and Human Factors Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Social-Personality
Maste (online)
Master of Science in Counseling and Student Development - School Counseling
Master of Science in Family Studies and Human Services - Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Science in Psychology - Animal Learning/Physiological Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology - Cognitive and Human Factors Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology - Social-Personality
Kansas Wesleyan University (Salina, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Services
Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Services - Addictions Counseling
Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Services - Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Services - Mental Health and Clinical
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
McPherson College (McPherson, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Child Development
Major in Psychology - Health and Human Services
MidAmerica Nazarene University (Olathe, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Business Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Certificate in Play Therapy
Master of Arts in Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Pastoral Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling
Neosho County Community College (Chanute, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Associate of Science in Psychology
Newman University (Wichita, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Counseling
Bachelor of Science in Counseling - Addiction
Bachelor of Science in Counseling - Children and Adolescents
Bachelor of Science in Counseling - Criminal Studies
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Ottawa University (Ottawa, KS / Overland Park, KS)
School Accreditation:
The Higher Learning Commission
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (online)
Master of Arts in Counseling (online)
Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Education - Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Certification in Addictions Counselor
Educational Specialist in Counseling
Educational Specialist in Counseling - Community
Educational Specialist in Counseling - School
Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Science in Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health
Master of Science in Counseling - School
Rasmussen College (Overland Park, KS / Topeka, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Accelerated Human Services Bachelor Degree-Completion Program
Accelerated Human Services Bachelors Degree-Completion Program
Human Services Associate
Southwestern College (Winfield, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Sterling College (Sterling, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Tabor College (Hillsboro, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychobiology - Psychology
University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
BA in Applied Behavioral Science
BA in Developmental Psychology
BA in Human Biology - Psychology
BS in Cognitive Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of General Science in Developmental Psychology
Bachelor of General Science in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Behavioral Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Cognitive
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Quantitative
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Social Psychology
Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Science in Education in Educational Psychology and Research
Master of Science in Education in Educational Psychology and Research - Development and Learning
Master of Science in Education in Educational Psychology and Research - Research, Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics
Master’s of Arts in Applied Beh
University of Saint Mary (Leavenworth, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Applied Psychology
Major in Psychology
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Washburn University (Topeka, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
BA in Psychology
MA in Psychology
Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Community psychology
Certificate in Counseling - Child/Play Therapy
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Community
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Human Factors
Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Education in Counseling
Master of Education in Psychology