Psychology Schools In Alabama

Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 26 accredited psychology schools in Alabama. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  7. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

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  8. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  10. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  11. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

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  12. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  13. Judson College

    302 Bibb St, Marion, Alabama 36756

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  14. University of West Alabama

    Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470

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  15. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

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  16. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

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  17. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

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  18. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

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  19. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  20. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  21. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

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  22. Stillman College

    3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403

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  23. Talladega College

    627 W Battle St, Talladega, Alabama 35160

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  24. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

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  25. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

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  26. Columbia Southern University

    21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, Alabama 36561-9000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Psychology Employment

Alabama 680
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Alabama

720 770 630 600 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is shrinking in Alabama. There were 40 less psychology professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of psychology professionals has shrunk by 6%. This is slower than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$78,015 $71,450 $79,685 $82,155 $81,270
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to psychology professionals are growing in Alabama. In 2006 psychology professionals made a mean salary of $78,015 per year, and in 2010 they made $81,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$49,895
25th percentile
$65,495
50th percentile
$77,155
75th percentile
$89,065
90th percentile
$107,525

Thus, there was a 4% growth in psychology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 116% pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Alabama

Christian Counseling
$47,140
Clinical Psychology
$59,672
Counseling
$45,330
Forensic Psychology
$81,270
Psychology
$81,270
School Psychology
$71,830
Sociology
$59,450
Sports Psychology
$71,830

In Alabama, psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
30
master
15
doctor
7
Certificate
2
Total54

As the number of psychology professionals is decreasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 26 accredited psychology schools in Alabama state is increasing. In 2006, 1,567 students graduated from psychology courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 1,615 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 3%. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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