North Carolina Psychology Programs
(found 51 schools)



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

Overview

Like much of the South, North Carolina’s usually mild weather and economic opportunity are attracting new residents, fleeing bitter winters and sluggish economies in other parts of the country. This population boom is a gift for psychologists. The state pays well---better than most others, depending on specialization, and offers opportunities for private practice as well as work in hospitals and universities.

Psychology Education in North Carolina

North Carolina has around 50 schools offering psychology programs. Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are plentiful. Doctoral programs are more limited, especially ones leading to PsyDs. The North Carolina Psychological Association allows student memberships for both undergraduate and graduate students, giving them access to valuable information on graduate programs, internships, and more. Students at all levels of study can find scholarships through the American Psychological Association, Psi Chi, and their schools.

Outlook for Psychology in North Carolina

North Carolina has many opportunities for psychologists of all specializations. The mean annual wage for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in North Carolina is $65,840 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2012 data.

Other types of psychologists and specialty positions can make up to $93,410 in the state according to the BLS.

The North Carolina Psychological Association offers those members in private practice a referral service. All members can take advantage of its continuing education programs.

North Carolina Psychology Schools

Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Business
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Health Studies
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Human Services
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Natural Science
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Social Science
Certificate in Addictions Counseling - Addiction Counseling
Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy
Master of Arts in Clinical Health Psychology
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Addiction Counseling
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Body Centered Therapy
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - General Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Marriage and Family Counseling
Master of Arts in Community Counseling - Expressive Arts Therapy
Master of Arts in General Experimental Psychology
Master of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management
Master of Arts in Professional School Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in School Psychology
Barton College (Wilson, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Neuroscience
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology
Bennett College for Women (Greensboro, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology
Eastern Florida State College (Brevard, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology
Campbell University (Buies Creek, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
MA in Community Counseling and Master of Divinity
Major n Psychology
Master of Arts Community Counseling
Master of Education in School Counseling
Catawba College (Salisbury, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Chowan University (Murfreesboro, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology - Alcohol/Drug Studies
Major in Psychology - Counseling/Applied
Major in Psychology - General Experimental
Davidson College (Davidson, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Certificate in Neuroscience
Major in Psychology
Duke University (Durham, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Certificate in Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Cognition/ Cognitive Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Developmental
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Social Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Systems and Integrative Neuroscience
East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services
Certificate in Employee Assistance Program Counseling
Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling
Certificate in School Psychology
Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration
Master of Arts in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - General - Theoretic (online)
Master of Arts in Psychology - School Psychology
Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
Master of Science in Substance Abuse and Clinical Counseling
Master of science in Counselor Education
Elizabeth City State University (Elizabeth City, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Elon University (Elon, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (online)
Master of Arts in Psychology (online)
Gardner-Webb University (Boiling Springs, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Human Services
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Arts / Ed. Specialist in Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in School Counseling
Greensboro College (Greensboro, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Guilford College (Greensboro, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
High Point University (High Point, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Laurel University (High Point, NC)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Major in Christian Counseling
Major in Psychology
Johnson C Smith University (Charlotte, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Lees-McRae College (Banner Elk, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Major in Biology - Wildlife Rehabilitation
Major in Psychology - Dual Major
Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Certificate in Counseling from a Christian Perspective
Master of Arts in Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Agency Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Community Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling
Livingstone College (Salisbury, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Mars Hill College (Mars Hill, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Meredith College (Raleigh, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Methodist University (Fayetteville, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Counseling/Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Human Performance/Industrial/Organizational
Bachelor of Science in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Counseling/Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Human Performance/Industrial/Organizational
Montreat College (Montreat, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Mount Olive College (Mount Olive, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology - Child
Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology - Cognitive
Bachelor of Art in Psychology
Bachelor of Art in Psychology - Applied
Bachelor of Art in Psychology - Child
Bachelor of Art in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Art in Psychology - Cognitive
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Applied
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Child
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Cognitive
Major in Psychological Counseling
North Carolina A & T State University (Greensboro, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Master of Science in Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - Community Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - Counselor Education
Master of Science in Counseling - Rehabilitation Counseling
North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Master of Arts in Education - Career Counseling
Master of Arts in Education - Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Education - School Counseling
Master of Science in Psychology
North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Human Factors & Ergonomics
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Psychology in the Public Interest
Major in Psychology - Applied Psychology
Major in Psychology - General Psychology
North Carolina Wesleyan College (Rocky Mount, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Peace College (Raleigh, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Clinical/Counseling
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Experimental
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Pfeiffer University (Misenheimer, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
Queens University of Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Saint Augustine's College (Raleigh, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology
Salem College (Winston Salem, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Shaw University (Raleigh, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
St Andrews Presbyterian College (Laurinburg, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Science - Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The University of North Carolina at Asheville (Asheville, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Cognitive
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Social
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Developmental
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Social
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Biological Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Cognitive Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Quantitative Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Social Psychology
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling & Psychology
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling & Psychology - Developmental Disabilities
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling & Psychology - Psychiatric Disability
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Certificate in Cognitive Science
Certificate in School Counseling
Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Science
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Science - Organizational Consulting
Master of Arts in Clinical/Community Psychology
Master of Arts in Counseling - Community
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling
Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Behavior Analysis
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Cognitive Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Social Psychology
Certificate in Couple and Family Counseling
Certificate in Gerontological Counseling
Certificate in School Counseling
Certificates in Advanced School Counseling
Doctor of Education in Counseling and Counselor Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling and Counselor Education
Education Specialist in Couple and Family Counseling
Master of Science and Educational Specialist in Marriage and Family Counseling
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science in College Counseling/Student Development in Higher Education
Master of Science in Couple and Family Counseling
Master of Science in Gerontological Counseling
Master of Science in School Counseling
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology
Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology
Ph.D. in Social Psychology
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (Pembroke, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis
Master of Arts in Psychology - General Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Substance Abuse Treatment Psychology
Wake Forest University (Winston Salem, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Divinity/Master of Arts in Counseling
Masters of Arts in Counseling
Masters of Arts in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Warren Wilson College (Swannanoa, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
BA in Psychology
BS in Psychology
Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Arts in Education in School Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology - Clinical
Master of Arts in Psychology - General Experimental
Master of Arts in Psychology - School
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Wingate University (Wingate, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Human Services
Major in Psychology
Winston-Salem State University (Winston-Salem, NC)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
BA in Psychology - Biological and Cognitive
BA in Psychology - Clinical and Counseling
BA in Psychology - Psychology (Evening-Weekend)
MS in Rehabilitation Counseling