Program Overview

The Associate in Arts in Psychology degree from Atlantic Cape Community College will help students acquire insight into behavior and mental processes that directly impact one's personal and spiritual development. With an integrated worldview, students will also gain a distinct perspective on the application of scripture to existing models of psychology, marriage and family and the trends shaping the field of mental healthcare. This program offers a range of courses designed to meet the varied interests and needs of undergraduate students. 

Psychology offers a scientific framework for understanding the how and why of human behavior. Understanding the thinking, actions and motives of self and others has direct vocational use in many career areas, such as education, social work and allied health. Knowledge of psychology is required in many professional and paraprofessional fields.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Requirements

    High school diploma or equivalent.

    Restrictions

    Atlantic Cape can offer any programs or courses to residents of: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

    Online programs that do not contain an internship, externship or clinical practicum are also available in: Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia.

    School Overview

    Atlantic Cape Community College is a two-year, community college that serves the Atlantic and Cape May counties of New Jersey. The school was originally named Atlantic Community College when it was founded in 1964 as the second community college in the state. In 1999, Atlantic Community College became a joint college with Cape May County to form Atlantic Cape Community College. Atlantic Cape Community College offers online degree programs in order to meet the educational needs of working adults in a casino-driven community.

    Atlantic Cape has led the way for distance education among other community colleges in New Jersey. The college awards associate's degrees in fields such as business administration, computer science programs, office systems technology, and liberal arts programs with focuses in history, English, psychology, and social science. Most classes can be completed entirely from home, however some courses may require proctored exams. Student resources include tutoring, technical support, and access to library print and electronic materials.

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