Virginia Psychology Programs
(found 43 schools)

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

Overview

Are you passionate about your community and enjoy working with people? Do you find yourself contemplating the how’s and why’s of human behavior? If so, a degree in psychology may open the door to a rewarding career of working with people and helping others. To help you find the Psychology degree that is right for you, we have outlined all of the Virginia Psychology schools below. You can find the programs that the listed psychology schools in VA offer and request detailed information to start your research.

Whether you are looking to start your Psychology career by choosing a degree program or if you are looking to further your education in the field, psychology colleges in Virginia likely offer what you are looking for.

One of the most enticing aspects of studying psychology is your ability to specialize in field that interests you such as behavior modification, child psychology, adults with mental disorders, marriage and family counseling, sports psychology and many more. Check out psychology degree programs offered by psychology schools in Virginia, listed below, to start your journey today!

Psychology Education in Virginia

There are several psychology schools in Virginia offering degrees ranging from Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology all the way to Doctoral degree programs. Whatever your level of study, the state has a wide array of specializations and programs available as well. Feel free to request information from the Virginia psychology programs listed below to get started.

No matter what psychology degree you choose to pursue, you will have classes in the areas of society and culture, human growth and development, psychopathology, group counseling, substance abuse and alcohol abuse as well as general areas of psychology such as theories of personality, behavior and conditioning.

After you graduate from your psychology program and are looking for employment, you may look into joining some associations in the state geared to inform, network, link and assist psychology professionals. These associations offer professional resources such as: legal assistance for ethics issues and laws; up to date information on the latest laws and political issues in the United States affecting psychology fields; discounts on certification and licensing tests; opportunities to network and meet other psychology professionals in the state; as well as psychology job openings.

In order to obtain your LPC in Virginia, you must achieve at least a Master’s level psychology degree, pass a criminal background check and accumulate 4000 hours of supervised clinical practice and 200 hours of supervision during the clinical work experience, among other criteria.

Virginia Tuition and Association Resources


After you find the psychology program that best fits your needs, you may be wondering how you will pay for school. Luckily, there are a few different options for tuition assistance for Virginia Psychology students. Of course, you can apply for federal student loans or Pell grants by filling out a FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Scholarships are also available to students attending college in Virginia which you may qualify for, which can be found listed on the scholarships website. Psychology scholarships can be a great option because you will not be responsible for paying scholarships back, in most cases. On top of federal assistance and scholarships, students attending a private college or university in Virginia may qualify for state grants through the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant program.

Most professional Psychology associations will require yearly dues for membership, as well as some education and employment experience criteria. Options include the Virginia Psychological Association, VPA; the Psychiatric Society of Virginia, PSV; and the Virginia Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, VAPRA. Some of these organizations will guide you in the path to obtain certifications for your career choice, such as your licensed professional counselor certification (LPC), listing the requirements and criteria you must meet.

Outlook for Psychology in Virginia

The outlook for careers in Psychology is projected to grow higher than the national average and Virginia is no exception. Virginia is in the top five states in the United States for employment for mental health counselors and they make an annual mean wage of $44,950 per year or $21.61 per hour. This is a Master’s level position and income can vary depending on the need in your area, your specialty and the employment setting.

Social workers are also in high demand, and typically require just a Bachelor’s degree. According to BLS 2013 data, the national median pay for social workers is $44,200 per year or $21.25 per hour.

Psychiatrists bring in the largest financial compensation rate because of the required schooling and double study of psychology and medicine with an average mean wage of $182,660 per year or $86.03 per hour. Whichever path you choose, employment projection is high in the psychology field and you always have the opportunity to continue your education, change specialties and move within the field. Contact the psychology schools below to get started.

Virginia Psychology Schools

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Argosy University (Arlington, VA)
School Accreditation:
North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Advanced Studies in Psychology (online)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Criminal Justice Concentration
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Human Services (online)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Organizational Psychology Concentration
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Substance Abuse (online)
Certificate in Forensic Psychology (online)
Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy (online)
Doctor of Education (EdD) in Pastoral Community Counseling (online)
Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology - Forensic Psychology (online)
Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology (online)
Doctor of Education in Counselor Education & Supervision (Atlanta)
Doctor of Education in Pastoral Community Counseling (online)
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy - Los Angele (online)
Master of Arts in Industrial Organizational Psychology
Master of Arts in Mental Health (online)
Master of Arts in School Psychology (online)
Master of Arts in Sport-Exercise Psychology (online)
Averett University (Danville, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology - Biological Psychology
Major in Psychology - Cognitive Science
Major in Psychology - Counseling/Clinical
Bluefield College (Bluefield, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science - Behavioral Science (Degree Completion)
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science - Behavioral Science (Traditional)
Bachelor of Science in Psyschology - Psychology
Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology
Bachelors of Science in Psychology
Christopher Newport University (Newport News, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis
Master of Arts in Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Community Counseling
Mdiv and MA in Counseling
Emory & Henry College (Emory, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Ferrum College (Ferrum, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Certificate in Aviation Psychology
Certificate in Counseling Licensure
Certificate in School Psychology - School Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of philosophy in Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Applied Developmental Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Biopsychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Human Factors/Applied Cognition
Master of Arts in Psychology - Industrial/organizational Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - School Psychology
Master of Education in Counseling and Development
Hampden-Sydney College (Hampden-Sydney, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Hampton University (Hampton, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Educational Specialist in Counseling
MT in Psychology - Early Childhood
MT in Psychology - Speical Education/Learning B
Master of Arts in Counseling - Community Agency
Master of Arts in Counseling - Pastoral Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Student Affairs
Master of Arts inl Counseling - School Counseling
Hollins University (Roanoke, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Biological
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Child
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Cognitive
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - General
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Social/Personality
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Biological
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Child
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Cognitive
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - General
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Social/Personality
Institute for the Psychological Sciences (Arlington, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Master of Science In General Psychology
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Behavior Analysis
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical and School Psychology
Educational Specialist in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Educational Specialist in Psychology
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychological Sciences
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Education in School Counseling
Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Associates of Arts in Psychology - Christian Counseling (online)
Associates of Arts in Psychology (online)
Bachelors of Science in Psychology
Bachelors of Science in Psychology - Counseling, Clinical or Research (online)
Bachelors of Science in Psychology - Human Development
Bachelors of Science in Psychology - Human Services
Bachelors of Science in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational (online)
Bachelors of Science in Psychology (online)
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN COUNSELING (online)
Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy (online)
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling
Master of Arts in Professional Counseling (online)
Longwood University (Farmville, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Counseling - Community and College Counseling
Master of Counseling - School Counseling
Lynchburg College (Lynchburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Advanced Counseling Certificate (post Master’s)
Major in Psychology - Abnormal
Major in Psychology - Cognitive
Major in Psychology - Educational
Major in Psychology - Experimental
Major in Psychology - Physiological
Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Education in School Counseling
Mary Baldwin College (Staunton, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Child Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Mental Health Work
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Personnel Work
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Child Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Mental Health Work
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Personnel Work
Major in Psychology/Sociology - Combined Major
Marymount University (Arlington, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Certificate in Counseling
Certificate in Pastoral Counseling
MA in Community Counseling & Forensic Psychology - Community Counseling with Forensic Psychology
Master of Arts in Community Counseling
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling
Master of Arts in School Counseling
Norfolk State University (Norfolk, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in General Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Elementary Education
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Special Education
Certificate in Psychology/Early Childhood Education
Certificate in Psychology/Special Education
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts in Community/Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts in Urban Education - Community Counseling
Master of Arts in Urban Education - School Counseling
Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Applied Experimental
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Human Factors
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Industrial Organizational
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Ed.S. in Counseling
M.S.Ed. in Counseling
Master of Science in Psychology
Ph.D. in Counseling
Radford University (Radford, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology - Cultural Diversity
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology - Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology - Rural Practice
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology - Social Justice
Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology
Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
Master of Science in Community Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling and Human Development - Student Affairs
Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Master of Science in School Counseling
Randolph College (Lynchburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Randolph-Macon College (Ashland, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Major in Psychology - Clinical Applications
Major in Psychology - Cognitive Science
Major in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Major in Psychology - Psychobiology
Major in Psychology - Social Psychology
Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts in Psychology (online)
B.S Psychology (online)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Substance Abuse
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Substance Abuse (online)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (online)
Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology (online)
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Psychology in Counselor Education and Supervision (online)
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - School Counseling (online)
Master of Arts in Counseling - Community Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling
Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling (online)
Roanoke College (Salem, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Human Development
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Human Development
Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Sweet Briar College (Sweet Briar, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Education in Community Counseling
Master of Education in Community Counseling - Community & Addictions Counseling
Master of Education in Family Counseling
Master of Education in School Counseling
Master of Education in School Psychology
University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Liberal Studies in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
BA in Psychology
BS in Psychology
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Doctor of Education in School Psychology - Social Psychology
EdD in Educational Psychology - Gifted Education
MEd in School Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Education in Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science
Masters of Education in Gifted Education
PhD
PhD in Clinical Psychology
PhD in Clinical Psychology - Child Psychotherapy
PhD in Clinical Psychology - Family Therapy
PhD in Clinical Psychology - Forensic Clinical Psychology
PhD in Clinical Psychology - Neuropsychology
PhD in Clinical Psychology - Psychological Assessment
PhD in Counselor Education
PhD in Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science
PhD in Educational Psychology - Gifted Education
PhD in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
PhD in Psychology - Cognitive Psychology
PhD in Psychology - Community Psychology and Prevention Research
PhD in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Applied psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Life science
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Urban Psychology
Certificate in Development and Counseling
Certificate in Nursing - Advanced practice psychiatric mental health
Certificate in Patient Counseling
Certificate in Professional Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Master of Education in Counselor Education
Master of Education in Counselor Education - Development and Counseling
Master of Education in Counselor Education - School Counseling
Master of Public Health - Social and Behavioral Science
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Master of Science in Gerontology - Psychogeriatric
Virginia Intermont College (Bristol, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Virginia State University (Petersburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Education in Counselor Education
Master of Science in Counselor Education
Master of Science in Counselor Education - Counselor Education(PreK-12)
Master of Science in Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology - Clinical Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology - Educational Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology - General Psychology
PhD in Behavioral & Community Health Sciences
PhD in Clinical Health Psychology
Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology - Developmental and Biological
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Virginia Union University (Richmond, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Virginia Wesleyan College (Norfolk, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
BA in Psychology
BS in Psychology
BS in Psychology - Neuroscience
Liberty University Online (Online, )
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts in Psychology - Christian Counseling (online)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Addictions and Recovery (online)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Criminal Psychology (online)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Developmental Psychology (online)
Bachelor of Science in Social Work (online)
Marriage and Family Counseling (GR) (online)
Marriage and Family Therapy (MA) (online)
Professional Counseling-48 hr (MA) (online)
Psychology (AA) (online)
Psychology (BS) (online)
Psychology – Christian Counseling (BS) (online)
Psychology – Crisis Counseling (BS) (online)
Psychology – Life Coaching (BS) (online)
Psychology – Military Resilience (BS) (online)
South University (Glen Allen, VA)
Programs Offered:
Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Richmond, VA