Associate in Arts (Transfer)

The Psychology Associate in Arts degree provides comprehensive education in psychology at the freshman and sophomore level as preparation to transfer to a four-year college or university in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in psychology.

support in the ICC Academic Support Center

Courses are taught by a well-rounded group of faculty with applied experience, research, and publishing backgrounds in psychology. Instruction is offered in flexible formats including in-person, hybrid, and online to fit student needs. 

A Quality Education

After completing the degree, students will be prepared to transfer to a four-year institution, and then enter the workforce in social services, business, and government.

Get Involved

Network with other students through ICC student organizations including Rotaract, the Student Government Association and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Career Opportunities

Mental Health Counselor, Human Resources Generalist, Correctional Treatment Specialist, Caseworker, Police Officer, Animal Trainer, Coach, Child Development Specialist, Drug and Alcohol Counselor.


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters
60 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2023-24

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


25 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Brent Baker
Demarcus Hamilton
Ciara, and First-Ever Graduating Dual-Degree Cohort, Celebrate Earning Two Degrees
John Knapp

Probably the greatest rewards I receive from my teaching are the thank you letters I receive from students who went on to successfully complete bachelor’s and graduate degrees in psychology and related fields.

Dan Kelts, Professor – Humanities
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How Do I Get Into the Psychology Program?

A degree in psychology can lead to rewarding careers in a variety of organizations and industries. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. High school course work in English, science, and social studies is beneficial.
  5. ICC has dual credit agreements with area high schools where PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology may be offered, and students may earn college credit while in high school.

What Can I Expect As a Psychology Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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