Have you ever asked the question, "what were they thinking?" You've observed human behaviors in many scenarios, and you find yourself curious about how the mind, brain, and behavior all interconnect.

Pursuing a degree in psychology can help satisfy your curiosity and prepare you for a career that is rewarding and challenging. With a huge range of opportunities available in the field of psychology, you may find it's the right choice for you.


At Harford Community College, we offer a psychology degree that can prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree.

Program Overview


Program Requirements:

Associate of Arts


No. of Credits:

Associate of Arts: 60



Manolya Bayar







Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your psychology studies.

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

Develop a strong background in psychology through required courses and electives like these at Harford:

General Psychology

Child Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

Social Psychology

Human Development Across the Life Span

What can I do when I complete this program?

With a degree in psychology at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree while gaining foundational knowledge in behavioral sciences.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • University of Maryland
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Loyola University
  • UMBC
  • Towson University
  • Salisbury University
  • Stevenson University
  • University of Baltimore

Potential Careers

  • Psychologist 
  • Counselor/Clinician 
  • School Psychologist 
  • Social Worker 
  • Human Resource Manager 
  • Teacher/Academic Advisor 
  • Research Assistant 
  • Media Consultant 

Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.




Who teaches this program?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

How do I get started?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for yourself and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.