Kentucky Psychology Programs

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Kentucky, often referred to as the “Bluegrass State”, a nickname acquired due to the bluegrass found in pastures througout the state, is 26th most populous state in the nation. Kentucky is a state of abundant resources and unique environments, including the world’s longest system of caves (Mammoth Caves), the two largest man-made lakes east of the Mississippi and the longest stretch of navigable rivers and waterways in the continental United States. Kentucky also has the highest concentration of deer and wild turkey of any state in the nation, is home to one of the largest elk herds in the nation and is ranked 5th in the nation for goat farming.

Kentucky has a stable and growing economy. Agriculture has been the mainstay of Kentucky’s economy for many years, however, today Kentucky’s economy is also driven by auto manufacturing, medical facilities, and energy fuel production. In fact, Kentucky ranks fourth in the nation for the number of cars and trucks assembled each year and as of 2010 almost 25% of electricity produced in the U.S. depended on enriched uranium and coal produced in Kentucky.

With a population of nearly 4.5 million people Kentucky is experiencing a growing demand for health care services. Health care professionals, including psychologists, are need to fill an increasing number of positions. Job opportunities for qualified psychologists are plentiful. The average mean annual pay according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2010 data) is roughly $55,000 a year. While this is lower than the national average for psychologists don’t forget that the cost of living in Kentucky is quite a bit lower than in other states.

If you plan on practicing psychology in Kentucky, you’ll need to pass a state administered exam and complete a doctorate degree in psychology to receive a license issued by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology. To earn your doctorate degree you’ll first need to complete a bachelor’s degree in psychology at an accredited school. Below we’ve listed the 29 schools and colleges in Kentucky that offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree in psychology. These schools are located throughout Kentucky in cities including Louisville, Owensboro, Wilmore, Danville, Richmond, Georgetown, Frankfort, Murray, Highland Heights, Lexington and Bowling Breen.

Asbury College – Wilmore, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology – Grades 8-12
Psychology Major

Bellarmine University – Louisville, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Human Resource
B.A. in Psychology – Human Services

Berea College – Berea, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology

Brescia University – Owensboro, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology (online)

Campbellsville University – Campbellsville, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
M.S. in Counseling
M.S. in Counseling – Clinical
M.S. in Counseling – Marriage & Family

Centre College – Danville, KY
Programs offered include:
Psychology Major

Eastern Kentucky University – Richmond, KY
Programs offered include:
degree
B.S. in Psychology
Forensic Psychology Major
Interdisicplinary Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate
M.S. in Clinical Psychology
M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
M.S. in Psychology
Psy.S. in School Psychology
Psychology Major (online)

Georgetown College – Georgetown, KY
Programs offered include:
Ph.D. in Psychology – Human Development and Public Policy
Ph.D. in Psychology – Lifespan Cognitive Neuroscience
Psychology Major

Kentucky Christian University – Grayson, KY
Programs offered include:
B.S. in Counseling Psychology

Kentucky State University – Frankfort, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
M.A. in Special Education – Certificate in Learning and Behavior Disorders

Kentucky Wesleyan College – Owensboro, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology

Lindsey Wilson College – Columbia, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology

Mid-Continent University – Mayfield, KY
Programs offered include:
B.S. in Psychology & Counseling (online)

Midway College – Midway, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology

Morehead State University – Morehead, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
M.S. in Clinical Psychology
M.S. in Counseling Psychology
M.S. in Experimental Psychology
M.S. in Psychology

Murray State University – Murray, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
M.S. in Clinical Psychology
M.S. in General Experimental Psychology

Northern Kentucky University – Highland Heights, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
Certificate in Industrial Psychology
Certificate in Occupational Health Psychology
Certificate in Organizational Psychology
M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Pikeville College – Pikeville, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology

Saint Catharine College – Saint Catharine, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology

Spalding University – Louisville, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
M.A. in Applied Behavior Anaylsis
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

Thomas More College – Crestview Hills, KY
Programs offered include:
A.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology

Transylvania University – Lexington, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology

Union College – Barbourville, KY
Programs offered include:
Neuroscience Major
Psychology Major

University of Kentucky – Lexington, KY
Programs offered include:
Behavioral Neuroscience & Psychopharmacology Graduate Degree
Clinical Psychology Graduate Degree
Cognition, Learning, and Performance Graduate Degree
Developmental Psychology Graduate Degree
Psychology Major
Social Psychology Graduate Degree

University of Louisville – Louisville, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology – Natural Sciences
B.A. in Psychology – Social Sciences
B.S. in Psychology

University of Phoenix – Louisville, KY
Programs offered include:
B.S. in Psychology
M.S. in Psychology

University of the Cumberlands – Williamsburg, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology

Western Kentucky University – Bowling Green, KY
Programs offered include:
B.A. in Psychology
Ed.S. in School Psychology
Graduate Leadership Studies Certificate Program
M.A. in Clinical Psychology
M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
M.A. in Psychological Science
Undergraduate Leadership Studies Certificate Program