Associate in Science in Psychology
Niagara County Community College

Program Details

The associate’s degree in Psychology from NCCC is designed for students interested in the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The curriculum includes an introduction to general psychology as well as advanced topics such as abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, and methods of scientific inquiry. Students will learn about the different factors that shape and influence behavior. Graduates can find jobs related to the field, but will also be well prepared to transfer into a four-year degree program to become counselors, therapists, psychologists, and researchers.

Careers available to those with a background in Psychology include:

  • Advertising agent
  • Career counselor
  • Child care worker
  • Guidance counselor
  • Human resource specialist
  • Teacher
  • Victim advocate


  • High school transcript or equivalent
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education