Program Description

The Department of Psychology at Merced College offers students an exciting and challenging curriculum. The curriculum provides students with an opportunity to gain an understanding of how psychological research and theory can be applied to daily life experiences. Students also gain insight into the behavior and personality of themselves and others. Psychology faculty work closely with students on their educational goals and provide help in seeking a career in psychology.


Merced College offers the following degrees/certificates in Psychology:

Psychology (AA)
Psychology (AA-T)

Career Opportunities

All students, regardless of major, are encouraged to take a variety of psychology courses. Many students use psychology as a gateway to a diverse range of employment opportunities including education, social service, human relations, and mental health.

Psychology Faculty