The Psychology Program at Nashua Community College is a clear choice for students who want to pursue careers in Mental Health, School Psychology, Guidance Counseling, Special Education, Psychological testing and research. Graduates will be prepared to enter four year programs with a solid foundation of required courses such as Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Human Growth and Development and Research Methods which are core courses found in nearly all psychology programs. As a fully accredited college with a strong reputation an academically rigorous institution our graduates generally enter universities as junior level students.
Psychology can be a great major if you have not yet decided what your final academic or professional goals are. Earning a degree in psychology will provide education and experience that is useful for later study in diverse fields such as sciences, writing and communication, interpersonal communication skills, sales, health and neuroscience, forensics, crime and mental health. There is almost no job or major where a solid foundation in psychology won’t be valuable. Demand and job growth in psychology and these related areas is strong and rising in the years ahead. You will learn useful knowledge about yourself and others without being “boxed in” by specialty courses that don’t help much outside a particular field. Often students studying psychology find a passion for psychology or one of the related fields while in the program.
The NCC Psychology program will prepare you for the next steps toward your academic, personal, and professional goals. As a fully accredited institution with a reputation for graduating students who are well prepared when they enroll in four-year colleges or enter the workforce.
The Psychology program has built partnerships with universities, community service providers, government agencies and businesses over many years of history. As a result of those partnerships and the strong track record of performance by our students, NCC graduates are sought after and there is confidence our graduates possessthe knowledge ethics values and skills organizations demand for their important missions.
Faculty Highlights – Learn From Respected, Practicing Professionals
At NCC your professors are not just teaching you psychological theory and history. Of course students learn the major theories and theorists, but our faculty ensure the content is made relevant and practical to students. Faculty show direct connection to how the course content impacts their own work outside the classroom. Our faculty is made up of practicing current or former psychology professionalswho can share knowledge not taught in textbooks. They understand research and theory and also understand and demonstrate how theory turns into action and impacts people’s lives. Our teachers teach and do and our students share feedback that they feel the diverse knowledge and experience of our faculty is a major asset helping them fee prepared for further study and work.
Transfer Options In/Out
With transfer agreements and dual enrollment options NCC students can receive a high quality education at a more affordable rate, reducing or eliminating the burden of college debt and seamlessly transfer to a four year institution without concern for the authenticity of their grades or concern over transferability of credits.
Complete The Program On Your Terms
Psychology courses are offered in person, online and in hybrid formats. We offer daytime and evening classesand students can take courses in the summer or winter session to accelerate their program of reduce their workload during the traditional fall and spring terms. Our students are a diverse group ranging from recent high school graduates to adults changing careers or enhancing their credentials to mature students who are lifelong learners who possess an insatiable desire to learn and continually grow. This richness of perspectives creates a rich environment that all students benefit from as they learn to see concepts in ways they had not considered before.