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Liberal Arts: Psychology

Program Overview


MassTransfer approved program.

Are you intrigued by the mysteries of the human mind? Are you curious about human behavior? Then a degree in psychology is a great option for you.

NECC’s Associate Degree is Liberal Arts: Psychology Option will expose you to a range of introductory-level psychology courses as well as related behavioral science courses. You will gain a solid foundation in courses across the curriculum and be well-prepared to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a career in the field of psychology.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can pursue many career paths and may find work in psychology, education, social work, administration, and more. Most jobs in the field require a bachelor’s degree.

Additional Opportunities

Northern Essex offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students of all fields. If you would like to get involved, consider joining one of the college’s many clubs and organizations. You can also take advantage of numerous career workshops to help you succeed in college and in your career.

Getting Started

Ready to get started? It’s easy! Northern Essex has an open admissions policy, which means that if you have a high school diploma or GED/HiSet or other state-approved equivalency credential, you are eligible to enroll at NECC. Just fill out an application, attend an orientation/assessment session, and then register for classes.

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