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Psychology has been consistently named as one of the nation’s top 10 college majors. Graduates are sought in a number of fields and earn an average starting salary of almost $35,000 and a mid-career average salary of over $60,000.

Psychology instructors at Ivy Tech have a sound academic preparation in psychology and a wide variety of practical experiences in applying psychological knowledge in the workplace. The Ivy Tech psychology course curriculum is broad, ranging from Introductory Psychology to more specialized courses such as Human Sexuality, Abnormal Psychology, and Theories of Personality. Graduates will be awarded an Associate of Science in Psychology.

Our Graduates

An Associate of Science in Psychology equips the graduate for employment in positions such as:  Mental Health Assistant, Youth Counselor, Home Care Aide, and Addictions Rehabilitation Assistant. Many of our graduates will transfer to an Indiana-supported four year university and complete a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Graduates will also have the option of enrolling at a private institution that accepts our transfer pathway.

Transfer Partners

Graduates of our Associate of Science (AS) degree can seamlessly transfer to a four-year institution through our "Transfer as a Junior" program, entering at a junior status. To learn more about our Transfer as a Junior programs, and how they can save you money, visit our TSAP page. Please keep in mind, you will also need to be admitted to the four-year institution you intend to transfer to, admission is not guaranteed just by enrolling in a Transfer as a Junior program.

If you would like to continue your education after completing your Ivy Tech degree, we have several four-year transfer partnerships in place. Talk to your transfer advocate for more information about transfer opportunities!


Degrees & Certificates

Please select our degree below for class and location information. More information is available on in the dropdown above.

Academic Catalog: Review the program degree requirements and course descriptions.


Associate of Science TSAP
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Completion Guides

Completion guides provide the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week term. Courses are also numbered to show an overall number for students taking fewer classes at a time. Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take.

Associate of Science In Psychology - Transfer as a Junior (TSAP)

Program Locations

The Psychology program is offered at the above Ivy Tech campuses: