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There is a growing demand for professional psychologists because of their role in how they help others.

The psychology program at Johnson County Community College provides a great starting point for anyone looking to begin their studies about human thought processes and interactions. Studying psychology at JCCC opens up a wide field of professions that you can enter into. 

What will I learn in JCCC's Psychology program?

Are you fascinated by the human mind? How do you think? What is your thought process? Do you seek information about different personality traits? To earn a major in psychology, it’s important that you develop research, writing, problem-solving and high-level thinking abilities. Psychology courses at JCCC provide a solid foundation for studying the human experience.

Learn more about the profession of psychology as you study:

  • Mind-body connection
  • Politics of the workplace
  • Human sexuality
  • Clinical psychology
  • Abnormal psychology

Why JCCC for Psychology?

JCCC is a great starting point for many students who want to cut down on the cost of going to college. If you plan to go on to a four-year school to get a bachelor’s degree, you can fulfill your general education requirements for a fraction of the cost at JCCC. All general psychology credits are transferable to most four-year schools, including Kansas public postsecondary institutions.

JCCC also offers many other benefits, including the fact that you won’t get lost in the crowd. With smaller class sizes and more personalized learning styles, you can receive a more well-rounded education from experienced professors in the field.

Some other benefits JCCC has to offer you include:

  • One-on-One Attention: Smaller class sizes mean more individual attention from your professor, including easier access to office hours.
  • No Teaching Assistants: All lecture and lab courses are taught by highly skilled professors.
  • Active Learning Studios: This new feature at JCCC encourages group discussions, collaboration, and an opportunity for more meaningful conversations.
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Psychologists frequently provide personal counseling in hospitals, clinics, schools, corrections facilities or in their own private practices. You could also become a case manager, probation officer, mediator or journalist. Experimental psychologists work in laboratories to develop theories of why and how people behave as they do.

Entry-level positions include:

  • Research assistant
  • Psychiatric technician
  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Career counselor

Need help with career decisions? Visit the Career Development Center.

The cost of going to college can drastically impact your ability to succeed. At Johnson County Community College, we want our students to be able to afford a program that they love. That’s why we’re constantly working to make tuition more affordable for you.

Here’s what JCCC has to offer:

Textbook and other supply costs vary depending on your courses.

There are several things to consider when budgeting for college. Visit our Cost of Attendance page for detailed information.

Resources and Tools at JCCC

Being a student at JCCC means you have access to a range of services and resources to help you succeed. We offer professional tutoring and small, personalized class sizes. When you attend Johnson County Community College, your education truly matters.

The cost of going to school can be daunting. Fortunately, our Financial Aid office is here to help you through the process. Our counselors can help you find ways to fund your schooling, including scholarships and student loans, both of which can help to reduce the cost of your tuition every semester.

If you need help discovering what your passion will be post-graduation, our Career Development Center and Academic Counseling services are great support tools.

You can also further your education by transferring to a four-year school. JCCC is here to help make the transition to another college program easy and stress-free.