Nevada Psychology Programs
(found 6 schools)

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

Overview

Getting a college degree can improve your critical thinking skills, give you the knowledge you need to get started in a new career path, and help you develop practical work skills. This is particularly true of psychology degrees, since psychology courses can get you ready to work in a variety of fields. If you're interested in a degree that may lead to a career in mental health, community services, psychology, or business, you may want to learn more about psychology programs in Nevada. Contact the schools you see below to get program details today.



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The state of Nevada has quite a few mental health needs, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. This includes a growing need for high-level care providers, psychiatric aides and technicians, and those that can do community outreach services. With a psychology degree, you may be in a good position to support Nevada's mental health system.

The Nevada Psychological Association is a local resource for those working in or studying the field of psychology. As a student, you may wish to join and start networking with those in the industry.

Keep reading to learn more about psychology programs in Nevada, then contact the schools you're interested in for information about costs, curriculum and financial aid.

Psychology Education in Nevada

Earning a degree in psychology is the first step to exploring numerous career options in this field of study. If you are still trying to figure out if psychology is right for you, consider attending an associate's program. Otherwise, a bachelor's degree may give you a multifaceted education. With a master's degree, you may be able to work in clinical or experimental psychology. Earning a PhD or PsyD can give you the skills needed for a career in clinical practice or teaching.

You may complete psychology courses in several different areas of study as you proceed through an undergraduate program. Graduate programs tend to focus more heavily on one area of interest. Areas that may be explored in your curriculum include cognitive science, clinical psychology, behavior analysis, personality, and foundations of psychology. For example, you may take classes like Physiological Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Psychology of Aging, and Conditioning & Learning.

Consider applying for scholarships and educational grants once you have been accepted to the program of your choice. Many scholarships are offered specifically at one school or another, like the Donald Barlow Scholarship, the Joyce Mack Scholarship, and the Edward Lovinger Psychology Scholarship. The Nevada Women's Fund may provide aid to female psychology students. Scholarships are also available through the Community Foundation of Western Nevada.

Outlook for Psychology in Nevada

The variety of careers in the social services may help you find the ideal job for you. Some jobs are well-suited to those with associate's degrees or bachelor's degrees. In Nevada, psychiatric aides claim a median salary of $31,520 per year, while social services assistants earn an average of $31,680 each year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013). Those with management experience may go on to become community service managers, who earn an average income of $68,700 per year (BLS, 2013).

After earning a graduate degree, you may wish to go into clinical psychology or mental health counseling. Professionals in these specialties earn, respectively, average salaries of $65,860 per year and $46,400 per year (BLS, 2013). Those who teach psychology at the undergraduate level bring in an average income of $69,330 each year (BLS, 2013).

Contact Nevada schools today to learn more about your degree options and how to get started on your psychology degree as soon as you're ready.

Nevada Psychology Schools

College of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas, NV)
School Accreditation:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts in Psychology (online)
Major in Applied Science in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Clinical
Major in Psychology - Cognitive
Major in Psychology - Developmental
Major in Psychology - History of Psychology
Major in Psychology - Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Major in Psychology - Social Psychology
Psychology and DPT - Psychology & DPT
Nevada State College (Henderson, NV)
School Accreditation:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Abnormal Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Behaviorism
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Biological Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Cognitive Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Health Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Psychology of Law
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Quantitative Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Social Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Abnormal Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Behaviorism
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Biological Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Cognitive Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Developmental
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Health Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Psychology of Law
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Quantitative Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Social Psychology
Sierra Nevada College (Incline Village, NV)
School Accreditation:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
University of Nevada-Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
School Accreditation:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Certificate in Addiction Studies
Certificate in Clinical Mental health Counseling
Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy
Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy - Educational Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy - Foundations
Doctor of Philosophy - School Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy - Technology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Experimental Psychology
Education Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Education in School Counseling
Master of Science in Community Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science in Educational Psychology
Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy
University of Nevada-Reno (Reno, NV)
School Accreditation:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Graduate Preparation
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience
Doctor in Education Counseling & Educational Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Educational Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Behavior Analysis
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Experimental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Psychology
Education Specialist in Counseling & Educational Psychology
Master of Arts in Counseling & Educational Psychology
Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology
Master of Education in Counseling & Educational Psychology
Master of Science Counseling & Educational Psychology
University of Phoenix (Las Vegas, NV / Reno, NV)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
AA with a concentration in Psychology (online)
BS in Psychology (online)
Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (online)
MS In Psychology (online)
Master of Science in Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy
Master of Science in Counseling - Mental Health Counseling (online)
Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling