Associate of Science in Psychology

Understanding one of God’s most complex creations: human beings.

The Psychology associate’s degree at Houghton University will help you gain perspective on your own experiencesDevelop an empathic understanding of others and learn techniques to help people in need.

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Flexible Timeline

Fit your degree around your schedule with full and part-time options. For full-time students, you can complete your degree in as little as 18 months.

Degrees are conferred from Houghton University in Houghton, NY. Most coursework will be completed at the Buffalo extension site located in the King Urban Life Center. Students’ required capstone course will be held on the Houghton, NY campus and emphasize the learning outcomes for the entire program.

Grow Your Potential

Take the next step in your education without having to commit to a four-year degree. Use this next level of education to further improve your capabilities, gain marketable credentials and increase your earning potential. An associate's degree can also serve as a solid stepping stone toward a more advanced degree, like a Bachelor's.

Cost and Affordability

Houghton will coordinate all your financial aid. This includes all state and federal financial aid as well as scholarships. See what typical students pay for their education in a variety of cost scenarios.

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What Will I Learn?

Through Houghton's Associate degree in Psychology, you will:

  • Develop conflict management, ethical reasoning, and critical thinking skills
  • Hone your written, communication and presentation skills for diverse audiences
  • Discover how people think and act and how to help and motivate them

62 Credits


General Education


Electives and Area of Focus

Application Requirements


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Documents and Supporting Materials

Official college transcripts are required from all institutions attended. Official high school transcripts are required for admission of students who have not attended college and for enrollment of students who have not taken 60 or more college credits.

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