According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 75% of all jobs require training beyond high school.

How are you going to get there?  What are your options?

If you are compassionate, patient and trustworthy with strong communication skills, the Pitt-Titusville Psychology Associate Degree program is for you!


Why Does A Degree In Psychology Matter?

The Pitt-Titusville associate degree in psychology prepares you to enter four-year psychology programs at other Pitt campuses as well as other colleges and universities. It also prepares you for some entry-level positions in human service agencies. The program of study includes courses in psychology, research methods, sociology, and human biology. 


What Societal Need Does A Career In Psychology Fill?

Psychology is the study of what people think, feel and behave. Psychologists help people understand, explain and change their behavior. An associates degree in psychology can set a firm foundation for students interested in a variety of career paths because we all work with people. All told but depending on your area of specialty, it takes from 6 (masters) to 10 (doctorate with internship) years of university study to become a psychologist. Gaining an associates in psychology allows potential psychology majors or others interested in the field to really determine if this is the right field for them.

What Career Opportunities Are Available?

Job placement opportunities for Pitt-Titusville associate degree graduates involve working for group home facilities, residential treatment facilities, prison guards, teachers aid, therapeutic support staff.

The populace that the majority of graduates from Pitt-Titusville’s associate degree psychology program will be working with is primarily children experiencing behavioral and or emotional disturbances. Jobs are also available working with developmentally disabled children and adults.

Erie Homes for Children is a facility that has offered job placement opportunities pending clearances and successful interview to many Pitt-Titusville graduates.

Curriculum Checksheet