Massachusetts Psychology Programs

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Most of Massachusetts population can be found in one of two separate metropolitan areas; the western Springfield metropolitan area and the eastern Boston metropolitan area. About 60% of the state’s population lives in the Boston metropolitan area. Most job opportunities for psychologists will be found in one of these two areas. On average, psychologists practicing in Massachusetts earn about $75,000 a year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010 data).

Education is a very important aspect of Massachusetts history and culture. It was the first state in the nation to require grammar schools and its early laws laid much of the groundwork for contemporary public education systems employed througout the entire United States today. Massachusetts is home to our country’s oldest public elementary school, oldest high school and oldest college, and it is still home to some of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the world, including both Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

To practice psychology in Massachusetts you need to have doctorate degree in psychology from an accredited psychology schools. Currently, there are over 63 accredited schools in Massachusetts offering both undergraduate ang graduate degrees in psychology. Below we’ve provided a list of psychology schools located throughout the state in cities including Boston, Cambridge, Waltham, Bridgewater, Worcester, Springfield, Great Barrington and Paxton, MA.

American International College – Springfield, MA

Programs offered include:

Doctor in Education in Educational Psychology
M.A. in Clinical Psychology
M.S. in Forensic Psychology
Psychology Major

Amherst College – Amherst, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Anna Maria College – Paxton, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology

Assumption College – Worcester, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Bard College at Simon’s Rock – Great Barrington, MA

Programs offered include:

A.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology

Bay Path College – Longmeadow, MA

Programs offered include:

Child Psychology Major
Forensic Psychology Major
Psychology Major

Becker College – Worcester, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Applied Behavior Analysis
B.A. in Psychology – Forensic Psychology

Boston College – Chestnut Hill, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
M.A. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Psychology

Boston University – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

Graduate Program in Brain, Behavior, and Cognition
Graduate Program in Developmental Science
M.A. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Psychology Major

Brandeis University – Waltham, MA

Programs offered include:

Brain, Body and Behavior Program
M.A. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Social-Developmental Psychology
Psychology Major
Psychology of Aging Program

Bridgewater State College – Bridgewater, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology
M.A. in Psychology
M.A. in Psychology – Clinical-Psychotherapy

Bunker Hill Community College – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

A.A. in Psychology

Cambridge College – Cambridge, MA

Programs offered include:

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Mental Health Counseling
Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
Graduate Certificate in Trauma Studies
M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology
M.Ed. in Marriage & Family Therapy
M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling
M.Ed. in Psychological Studies
M.Ed. in School Adjustment & Mental Health Counseling
M.Ed. in School Guidance Counseling
Post-Masters Certificate in Mental Health Counseling for School Guidance Counselors
Post-Masters Certificate in School Adjustment and Mental Health Counseling for School Guidance Counselors
Post-Masters Certificate in School Adjustment Counseling for Mental Health Counselors

Cape Cod Community College – Barnstable, MA

Programs offered include:

A.A. in Psychology

Clark University – Worcester, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology
Ph.D. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Social Psychology

College of the Holy Cross – Worcester, MA

Programs offered include:

Biological Psychology Major
Psychology Major

Curry College – Milton, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major
Psychology Major – Counseling Psychology
Psychology Major – Developmental Psychology
Psychology Major – Educational Psychology
Psychology Major – Gerontology
Psychology Major – Health Psychology
Psychology Major – Substance Abuse Counseling

Dean College – Franklin, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology

Eastern Nazarene College – Quincy, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Criminal Justice
B.A. in Criminal Justice and Psychology – Social Relations
B.A. in Psychology – Child and Adolescent
B.A. in Psychology – Social Relations
B.S. in Psychology – Clinical and Research

Elms College – Chicopee, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology

Emmanuel College – Franklin Springs, GA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Developmental Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Counseling and Health Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Neuroscience

Endicott College – Beverly, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Criminal Justice
B.S. in Psychology – Human Services

Fisher College – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

A.A. in Psychology

Fitchburg State College – Fitchburg, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Counseling/Psychology
M.S. in Counseling – Mental Health Counseling
M.S. in Counseling – School Guidance Counseling

Framingham State College – Framingham, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Counseling Psychology – Licensure Track
B.A. in Counseling Psychology – Non-Licensure Track
B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Developmental Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Educational Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Human Services
B.A. in Psychology – Work and Applied Psychology

Gordon College – Barnesville, GA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Hampshire College – Amherst, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Harvard University – Cambridge, MA

Programs offered include:

Ph.D. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Psychology – Clinical Science
Ph.D. in Psychology – Cognition, Brain, & Behavior
Ph.D. in Psychology – Developmental
Ph.D. in Psychology – Organizational Behavior
Ph.D. in Psychology – Social Psychology
Psychology Major
Psychology Major – Mind, Brain, and Behavior
Psychology Major – Social and Cognitive Neurosciences

Lasell College – Newton, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology

Lesley University – Cambridge, MA

Programs offered include:

M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Holistic Studies Specialization
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – School and Community
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – School and Community Specialization 5-12
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – School and Community Specialization PreK-8
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Trauma
M.A. in Counseling Psychology
M.A. in Counseling Psychology
M.A. in Counseling Psychology – Professional Counseling Specialization
M.A. in Counseling Psychology – School Counseling PreK-8
M.A. in Counseling Psychology – School Counseling Specialization 5-12
Psychology Major

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts – North Adams, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Behavior Analysis

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Health Psychology

Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

M.A. in Applied Psychology in Higher Education Student Personnel Administration
M.A. in Counseling Psychology
M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Community Mental Health
M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Global Mental Health
M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Primary Care
M.A. in Forensic and Counseling Psychology
M.A. in Media Psychology
M.A. in Organizational Psychology
M.A. in School Psychology
Psy.D in Leadership Psychology
Psy.D in School Psychology
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

Merrimack College – North Andover, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Mount Holyoke College – South Hadley, MA

Programs offered include:

Neuroscience and Behavior Major
Psychology and Education Major (Licensure)
Psychology and Education Major (Non-Licensure)
Psychology Major

Mount Ida College – Newton, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Developmental Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Forensic Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Mental Health Worker
B.S. in Psychology – Research

Newbury College – Brookline, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology

Nichols College – Dudley, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Northeastern University – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

Ph.D. in Psychology – Behavioral Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Psychology – Language/Cognition
Ph.D. in Psychology – Perception
Ph.D. in Psychology – Social/Personality
Psychology Major

Pine Manor College – Chestnut Hill, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major
Psychology Major – Adolescents/Adults
Psychology Major – Child Development
Psychology Major – Human Services for Children
Psychology Major – Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Regis College – Weston, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Salem State College – Salem, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
M.S. in Counseling & Psychological Services
M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Simmons College – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Smith College – Northampton, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Springfield College – Springfield, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Clinical/Counseling Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Experimental Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Individually Designed Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Graduate Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Graduate Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Graduate Degree in School Guidance
M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
M.S. in Psychology – Athletic Counseling
Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology

Stonehill College – Easton, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Suffolk University – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Psychology Major

Tufts University – Medford, MA

Programs offered include:

degree
B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Biology Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Clinical Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Cognitive and Brain Sciences
B.A. in Psychology – Engineering Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Biology Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Clinical Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Cognitive and Brain Sciences
B.S. in Psychology – Engineering Psychology
M.A. in Child Development – Arts and Child Development
M.A. in Child Development – Children with Special Needs
M.A. in Child Development – Clinical Developmental Psychology
M.A. in Child Development – Cognitive Development
M.A. in Child Development – Early Childhood Education
M.A. in Child Development – Early Intervention
M.A. in Child Development – Family Studies
M.A. in Child Development – Language and Literacy
M.A. in Child Development – New Technologies and Human Development
M.A. in Experimental Psychology – Biological Psychology
M.A. in Experimental Psychology – Cognitive Psychology
M.A. in Experimental Psychology – Developmental Psychology
M.A. in Experimental Psychology – Experimental Clinical Psychology
M.A. in Experimental Psychology – Social Psychology
Ph.D. in Child Development – Arts and Child Development
Ph.D. in Child Development – Children with Special Needs
Ph.D. in Child Development – Clinical Developmental Psychology
Ph.D. in Child Development – Cognitive Development
Ph.D. in Child Development – Early Childhood Education
Ph.D. in Child Development – Early Intervention
Ph.D. in Child Development – Family Studies
Ph.D. in Child Development – Language and Literacy
Ph.D. in Child Development – New Technologies and Human Development
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology – Biological Psychology
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology – Cognitive Psychology
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology – Developmental Psychology
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology – Experimental Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology – Social Psychology
Ph.D. in Psychology and Cognitive Science

University of Massachusetts-Amherst – Amherst, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Neuroscience
Doctoral Program in Social Psychology
Graduate Training Program in Cognitive Psychology
M.S. in Neuroscience and Behavior
Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Developmental Science

University of Massachusetts-Boston – Boston, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Developmental and Brain Sciences

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth – North Dartmouth, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.A./M.A. in Psychology
Post-Masters Certificate in Behavior Analyst
M.A. in Psychology
M.A. in Psychology – Applied Behavior Analysis
M.A. in Psychology – Clinical Psychology

University of Massachusetts-Lowell – Lowell, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology – Developmental Disabilities
Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Intervention in Autism
Graduate Certificate in Diversity in the Workplace
Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence Prevention
Graduate Certificate in Family Studies
Graduate Certificate in Job Stress and Healthy Job Redesign
M.A. in Community Social Psychology
M.S. in Autism Studies

Wellesley College – Wellesley, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Western New England College – Springfield, MA

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis
Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis

Westfield State University – Westfield, MA

Programs offered include:

M.A. in Psychology
M.A. in Psychology – Applied Behavior Analysis
M.A. in Psychology – Guidance Counseling
M.A. in Psychology – Mental Health Counseling
Psychology Major

Wheaton College – Wheaton, IL

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Williams College – Williamstown, MA

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Worcester, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology

Worcester State College – Worcester, MA

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Developmental Processes
B.S. in Psychology – Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Mental Health Services
B.S. in Psychology – Women’s Studies
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in School Psychology