Associate Degree in Psychology
The Associate Degree in Psychology is is an introductory course in Psychology. It focuses on the broad field of psychology to enable the graduates to understand introductory psychology principles and methodologies. The course should act as a a foundation for persons who want to use the acquired qualification to enter a bachelor's degree programme at an advanced stage* or to work as an assistant in the field of social work, in a counselling environment or to enter careers that require understanding basic psychology.
* conditions apply
Qualification at the end of studying
Upon successful completion of the Programme graduates are awarded an Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology by the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica(CCCJ).
- Social Work Assistants
- House Mothers in Children Homes
- Police Officers
- Teaching Assistants
- Prison Warders
- School leavers who want to enter the field of psychology
The Associate degree in Psychology is designed to produce graduates for career paths and employment in the following areas:
- Law Enforcement
- Probation Services
- Children's Protective Services
- Entry level marketing