Psychology Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 62 accredited schools where psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Massachusetts' psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in psychology includes 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. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Amherst College

    Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

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  3. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  4. Assumption College

    500 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1296

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  5. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  6. Bay Path College

    588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106

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  7. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  8. Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis Inc

    1581 Beacon St, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446

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  9. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

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  12. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  13. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  14. Cambridge College

    1000 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  15. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  16. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Curry College

    1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186-2395

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  18. Dean College

    99 Main Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038-1941

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  19. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  20. Emmanuel College in Boston

    400 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  21. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  22. Fisher College

    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  23. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  24. Framingham State University

    100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

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  25. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  26. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  27. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  28. College of the Holy Cross

    One College Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-2395

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  29. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  30. Lesley University

    29 Everett St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2790

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  31. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  34. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    179 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5896

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  35. Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

    221 Rivermoor St, Boston, Massachusetts 02132

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  36. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  37. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

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  38. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  39. Newbury College-Brookline

    129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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  40. Nichols College

    Center Rd, Dudley, Massachusetts 01571-5000

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  41. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    375 Church St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247-4100

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  42. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  44. Pine Manor College

    400 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

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  45. Regis College

    235 Wellesley St, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-1571

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  46. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  47. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  48. Bard College at Simon's Rock

    84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-9702

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  49. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  50. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  51. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

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  52. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  53. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  54. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  55. Wellesley College

    106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

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  56. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  57. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  58. Wheaton College in Norton

    26 E Main St, Norton, Massachusetts 02766

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  59. Wheelock College

    200 the Riverway, Boston, Massachusetts 02215-4176

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  60. Williams College

    880 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267

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  61. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280

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  62. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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Cities

  1. Psychology Schools in Boston, MA11 Schools
  2. Psychology Schools in Worcester, MA6 Schools
  3. Psychology Schools in Amherst, MA3 Schools
  4. Psychology Schools in Springfield, MA3 Schools
  5. Psychology Schools in Cambridge, MA3 Schools
  6. Psychology Schools in Newton, MA2 Schools
  7. Psychology Schools in Chestnut Hill, MA2 Schools
  8. Psychology Schools in Brookline, MA2 Schools
  9. Psychology Schools in Williamstown, MA1 Schools
  10. Psychology Schools in Medford, MA1 Schools
  11. Psychology Schools in Fitchburg, MA1 Schools
  12. Psychology Schools in Waltham, MA1 Schools
  13. Psychology Schools in South Lancaster, MA1 Schools
  14. Psychology Schools in Dudley, MA1 Schools
  15. Psychology Schools in Quincy, MA1 Schools
  16. Psychology Schools in Paxton, MA1 Schools
  17. Psychology Schools in Milton, MA1 Schools
  18. Psychology Schools in Framingham, MA1 Schools
  19. Psychology Schools in Weston, MA1 Schools
  20. Psychology Schools in Bridgewater, MA1 Schools
  21. Psychology Schools in North Andover, MA1 Schools
  22. Psychology Schools in Barnstable, MA1 Schools
  23. Psychology Schools in Chicopee, MA1 Schools
  24. Psychology Schools in Lowell, MA1 Schools
  25. Psychology Schools in Dartmouth, MA1 Schools
  26. Psychology Schools in Northampton, MA1 Schools
  27. Psychology Schools in Beverly, MA1 Schools
  28. Psychology Schools in Norton, MA1 Schools
  29. Psychology Schools in South Hadley, MA1 Schools
  30. Psychology Schools in Salem, MA1 Schools
  31. Psychology Schools in Westfield, MA1 Schools
  32. Psychology Schools in Wenham, MA1 Schools
  33. Psychology Schools in Franklin, MA1 Schools
  34. Psychology Schools in Longmeadow, MA1 Schools
  35. Psychology Schools in Great Barrington, MA1 Schools
  36. Psychology Schools in North Adams, MA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Psychology Employment

Massachusetts 4,770
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Massachusetts

4,590 4,460 4,760 4,980 4,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is growing in Massachusetts. There were 180 more psychology professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% growth in the field. 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 Massachusetts

$65,887 $69,127 $74,125 $80,393 $81,300
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by psychology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for psychology professionals in 2006 was $65,887 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $81,300 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$42,580
25th percentile
$59,970
50th percentile
$80,983
75th percentile
$95,460
90th percentile
$125,460

This represents a 19% growth in 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 195% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Christian Counseling
$54,803
Clinical Psychology
$61,928
Counseling
$52,170
Forensic Psychology
$77,910
Organizational Psychology
$88,080
Psychology
$81,300
School Psychology
$75,050
Sociology
$69,680
Sports Psychology
$75,050

Psychology professionals in Massachusetts earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
79
master
48
doctor
24
Certificate
20
Total175

As the number of psychology professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 62 accredited psychology schools in Massachusetts state is also increasing. In 2006, 4,462 students graduated from psychology courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 4,914 students graduated.

This represents a 10% increase in the number of psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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