North Carolina Psychology Schools and Programs

With nearly 10 million people, North Carolina is the 10th largest state in the nation. Its capital and largest city, Raleigh, has a population of over 400,000. North Carolina has an attractive climate. Its climate is regulated by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, which ensures moderate summers and mild winters. Temperatures rarely drop below 40 'F or rise above 90 'F in the summer.

In the past, North Carolina's economy was based almost entirely on tobacco and furniture production. Today, North Carolina has a more diversified economy that relies on engineering, biotechnology, and financial services. North Carolina has a total gross state product of nearly $450 billion per year and was recently voted the third best state in the nation for business by Forbes Magazine. Jobs are plentiful for qualified professionals.

The state also has a thriving health care economy. With nearly 10 million residents, there is always demand for health care services, as well as the professionals that provide them. North Carolina is home to hospitals, health care facilities, corporations and higher education institutions, all of which hire psychologists. If you're looking for a place to study psychology or practice as a psychologist, North Carolina is a great state.

North Carolina offers a variety of career opportunities for psychologists of all specializations. It's an especially great place to work if you're thinking about a career in industrial-organizational (I-0) psychology. I-O psychologists in North Carolina are among the top paid psychologists in the nation. The mean annual wage for these professionals is over $100,000 a year. But whatever your specialty you're sure to find a good job in North Carolina.

North Carolina also offers one of the largest selection of psychology programs of any state in the nation. There are about 50 schools, locate throughout the state, that offer accredited psychology programs. Programs include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a wide variety of specialties including clinical, cognitive, and developmental psychology to name just a few.

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC
Barton College – Wilson, NC
Belmont Abbey College – Belmont, NC
Bennett College for Women – Greensboro, NC
Brevard College – Brevard, NC
Campbell University – Buies Creek, NC
Catawba College – Salisbury, NC
Chowan University – Murfreesboro, NC
Davidson College – Davidson, NC
Duke University – Durham, NC
East Carolina University – Greenville, NC
Elizabeth City State University – Elizabeth City, NC
Elon University – Elon, NC
Fayetteville State University – Fayetteville, NC
Gardner-Webb University – Boiling Springs, NC
Greensboro College – Greensboro, NC
Guilford College – Greensboro, NC
Johnson C Smith University – Charlotte, NC
Laurel University – High Point, NC
Lees-McRae College – Banner Elk, NC
Lenoir-Rhyne University – Hickory, NC
Livingstone College – Salisbury, NC
Mars Hill College – Mars Hill, NC
Meredith College – Raleigh, NC
Methodist University – Fayetteville, NC
Montreat College – Montreat, NC
Mount Olive College – Mount Olive, NC
North Carolina A & T State University – Greensboro, NC
North Carolina Central University – Durham, NC
North Carolina State University – Raleigh, NC
North Carolina Wesleyan College – Rocky Mount, NC
Peace College – Raleigh, NC
Pfeiffer University – Misenheimer, NC
Queens University of Charlotte – Charlotte, NC
Saint Augustine's College – Raleigh, NC
Salem College – Winston Salem, NC
Shaw University – Raleigh, NC
St Andrews Presbyterian College – Laurinburg, NC
The University of North Carolina at Asheville – Asheville, NC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Chapel Hill, NC
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte – Charlotte, NC
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Greensboro, NC
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke – Pembroke, NC
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington – Wilmington, NC
Wake Forest University – Winston Salem, NC
Warren Wilson College – Swannanoa, NC
Western Carolina University – Cullowhee, NC
Wingate University – Wingate, NC
Winston-Salem State University – Winston-Salem, NC

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