Explore the Programs at Miami Dade College

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Program Overview

Psychology is the science of human behavior and mental processes that affect mental and physical health. MDC's coursework for the associate in arts covers the science and mathematics subjects needed to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue further studies in this field.

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Program Details

This is a pathway program. The AA degree pathway is designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions by providing them with the necessary general education credits and elective courses. Earning an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at MDC guarantees admission into one of the state's public universities where students can complete a bachelor's degree. An advisor will work with you to determine which elective courses will lay the best foundation for your selected major and continued studies.

Accelerated Option

Earn your degree fast. In just one year, you can earn your associate in arts a with a pathway to a degree in psychology

Career Prospects

While the Bachelor’s degree in psychology could be useful in a number of careers, professional psychologists must continue to graduate study. Employment opportunities with a Doctorate or a Masters’ degree include teaching or counseling in a wide variety of settings.

  • Mental Health Services
  • Child-care/Day-Care Centers
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
  • Government and/or Privately Operated Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health Facilities

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