Psychology Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 23 accredited psychology schools where psychology faculty who teach psychology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the state of Arizona, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

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  5. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  6. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  7. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  8. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  9. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  10. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  11. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  12. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  13. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  14. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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  15. Arizona Christian University

    2625 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85032-7097

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  16. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  17. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  18. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

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  19. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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  20. Midwestern University in Glendale

    19555 N 59th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85308

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  21. Argosy University-Phoenix

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  22. Northcentral University

    10000 E. University Dr, Prescott Valley, Arizona 86314

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  23. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Psychology Employment

Arizona 1,760
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Arizona

1,970 1,870 1,570 1,570 1,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Psychology is a shrinking field in Arizona. There were 210 less psychology professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of psychology has shrunk by 11% in Arizona. This decline is faster than the change in the number of psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$25,525 $89,880 $98,650 $81,460 $82,410
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to psychology professionals are increasing in Arizona. Psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $25,525 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $82,410 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$50,835
25th percentile
$63,335
50th percentile
$76,285
75th percentile
$92,715
90th percentile
$121,500

Thus, there was a 69% growth in psychology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid psychology professionals earning 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Arizona

Christian Counseling
$50,957
Clinical Psychology
$62,088
Counseling
$45,390
Forensic Psychology
$82,410
Psychology
$82,410
School Psychology
$62,510
Sociology
$75,720
Sports Psychology
$62,510

In Arizona, psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
12
bachelor
28
master
32
doctor
12
Certificate
12
Total96

As the number of psychology professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 23 accredited psychology schools in Arizona state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,445 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 2,046 graduates.

This represents a 42% increase in the number of psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 33% of these graduates received an master's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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