New Hampshire Psychology Programs

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New Hampshire is one of the oldest state in the nation and one of the original thirteen colonies. It was named after the English county of Hampshire in Great Britain. Concord is the capital of New Hamsphire but Manchester is the largest city in the state. New Hampshire is a great place to live and to work. Unlike most other states, New Hampshire has no general sales tax or personal income tax, at the state or local level.

New Hampshire offers residents and vistors diverse and breathtaking natural beauty and scenery. The major regions in New Hamsphire are the White Mountains, the Lakes Region, the Great North Woods, the Seacoast, the Monadnock Region, the Merrimack Valley and the Darmouth-Lake Sunapee area. New Hampshire is known for having the shortest coastline of any state in the nation (18 miles) and is home to a unique rock formation known as the Old Man of the Mountain that looks like a human face. Unfortunately, the rock fell apart in 2003.

New Hampshire has a humid continental climate with warm, humid summers and cold, wet winters. While this type of climate appeals to many, if you’re not used to it, it can be a bit uncomfortable. Temperature and weather is more mild in the southeastern portion of the state near the Atlantic Ocean.

New Hampshire has a strong and growing economy. Gross domestic product (GDP) for the entire state is about $60 billion a year and median household income is about $50,000 a year. Its main economic sectors are agriculture, manufacturing and energy. The state also has a thriving and vibrant health care community. In fact, health care professionals in just about every field, including psychology, are in high demand.

The mean annual wage for psychologists in New Hampshire is about $63,000 a year for counseling, clinical and schools psychologists. However, psychologists working in more specialized areas can make up to $100,000 a year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010 data).

To practice psychology in New Hampshire you’ll need a doctorate degree in psychology from an accredited school. There are 15 schools in New Hampshire that offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in psychology, but doctorate programs in psychology are limited. Below we’ve compiled a list of schools offering accredited psychology degree programs in Keene, New London, Nashua, Hanover, Rindge, Plymouth, Durham and Manchester, New Hampshire

Antioch University New England – Keene, NH

Programs offered include:

Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate
Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Concentration in Substance Abuse/Addictions Counseling
M.A. in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling
M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Education in Dance/Movement Therapy
Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Post-Master’s Certificate of Respecialization in Dance/Movement Therapy

Colby-Sawyer College – New London, NH

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology

Daniel Webster College – Nashua, NH

Programs offered include:

B.S. in Psychology

Dartmouth College – Hanover, NH

Programs offered include:

Neuroscience Major
Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology
Psychology Major

Franklin Pierce University – Rindge, NH

Programs offered include:

Neuroscience Major
Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology
Psychology Major

Hesser College – Manchester, NH

Programs offered include:

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

Keene State College – Keene, NH

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology

New England College – Henniker, NH

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
M.S. in Mental Health Counseling

Plymouth State University – Plymouth, NH

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology – Contract Option
B.S. in Psychology – Developmental
B.S. in Psychology – Mental Health
B.S. in Psychology – Psychology and Law

Rivier College – Nashua, NH

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Human Development
B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology (online)
B.A./M.S. in Psychology
M.S. in Psychology – Clinical Psychology
M.S. in Psychology – General/Experimental Psychology

Saint Anselm College – Manchester, NH

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major

Southern New Hampshire University – Manchester, NH

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Mental Health Psychology
B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Psychology (online)
B.A. in Psychology/Child & Adolescent Development
B.A. in Psychology/Child & Adolescent Development (online)
B.A. in Psychology/Forensic Psychology
B.A. in Psychology/Forensic Psychology (online)

University of New Hampshire – Durham, NH

Programs offered include:

B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavior
Ph.D. in Brain, Behavior, and Cognition
Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology
Ph.D. in Social/Personality Psychology

University of New Hampshire at Manchester – Manchester, NH

Programs offered include:

Psychology Major


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