Community Psychology programs prepare individuals to apply psychological principles to the analysis of social problems, and the implementation of intervention strategies for addressing these problems. Includes instruction in social ecology, primary and secondary prevention of social pathologies, social intervention strategies and tactics, large group counseling, social services systems behavior, creating settings, cultural stress, and the dynamics of social change.
Of the 336 Community Psychology degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, women make up 85% percent and men make up 15% percent of the area of study. Did you know that Georgia has more students graduating with a degree in Community Psychology than any other state? In fact, Georgia awarded 104 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Community Psychology is $44,000.
The University of Washington-Bothell Campus, Clayton State University and Gardner-Webb University are three schools popular for Community Psychology programs. In fact, around 83 the University of Washington-Bothell Campus students are pursuing a Bachelors degree in Community Psychology. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
Some of the highest paying jobs for Community Psychology majors include Psychologists, All Other, Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary . However, another thing to think about is how much demand there is for certain positions. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Community Psychology can prepare you for are Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary, Psychologists, All Other .