Top Community Psychology Masters degree Programs - 2023

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 223 Community Psychology degrees granted each year at the Masters degree level, women make up 83% percent and men make up 17% percent of the area of study. Did you know that Illinois has more students graduating with a degree in Community Psychology than any other state? In fact, Illinois awarded 36 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Community Psychology is $44,000.

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223
Total Males
38
Total Females
185

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  • Total Masters degree

    223

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See where Community Psychology is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Community Psychology degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Community Psychology

The University of South Carolina Aiken, Wheaton College and Martin University are three schools popular for Community Psychology programs. In fact, around 10 the University of South Carolina Aiken students are pursuing a Masters degree in Community Psychology. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Community Psychology Majors

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 .

Top Paying Careers for Community Psychology

  1. Psychologists, All Other   (Median Wage: $102,900)
  2. Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $77,860)

Most in Demand Careers for Community Psychology

  1. Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
  2. Psychologists, All Other
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