Psychology Programs in New York

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Why Choose to Study Psychology in New York?

In New York City, the state of New York boasts the largest city in the world. While Albany is the state’s capitol, NYC continues to put the state (and the country) on the map.

Home also to Ivy League schools, New York is a place that offers tremendous support and opportunity to psychologists, boasting more than 100 different schools and numerous degree programs.

Educational Programs and Specialities

Attending any of the many psychology schools in New York will give students access to special grants and scholarships and will allow them access to some of the greatest minds in the field. Cornell and Columbia Universities are just two of the prestigious names on the large rolodex of accredited colleges and universities.

Associate’s and other undergraduate degrees and certifications can get you started, while master’s and doctorate programs can fully equip you for a more responsible role in helping others.

Job Prospects in New York for Psychology Professionals

While the educational opportunities are among the highest in the nation, the salary expectations are a bit lower for the profession as a whole. While Connecticut and Massachusetts average more than $90,000 per year in annual median wage, New York’s is slightly above the $80,000 mark.

However, industrial-organizational psychology has a large concentration here and the pay scale for this branch of psychology is north of $120,000, one of the best in the country.

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