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Psychology at American Public University System

Every psychology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the psychology program at American Public University System stacks up to those at other schools.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and has a total student population of 46,420. In 2019, 269 psychology majors received their bachelor's degree from American Military University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Psychology section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, American Military University does offer online courses in psychology for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University Psychology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the psychology progam at American Military University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the psychology program at American Military University was ranked #467 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #2 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Psychology Schools 22
Best Psychology Colleges for Veterans 30
Best Online Psychology Schools 70
Best Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 90
Most Popular Colleges for Psychology 111
Best Colleges for Psychology 467
Most Focused Colleges for Psychology 1,392

In 2019, 84 students received their master’s degree in psychology from American Military University. This makes it the #65 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Psychology Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Psychology Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 269 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from American Military University in 2018-2019, 29% were men and 71% were women. The typical psychology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 21% men. So male students are more repesented at American Military University since its program graduates 8% more men than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at American Military University are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in psychology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 53
Hispanic or Latino 33
White 148
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

American Military University Psychology Master’s Program

79% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 84 students earned a master's degree in psychology from American Military University. About 79% of these graduates were women and the other 21% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in psychology each year. American Military University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 2% more men than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Psychology Master's Degree Grads

In the psychology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 16% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in psychology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 38
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Concentrations Within Psychology

Psychology majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at American Public University System. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Psychology 353

Careers That Psychology Grads May Go Into

A degree in psychology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Managers 1,880 $77,290
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 670 $59,200
Psychology Professors 170 $68,470
Psychologists 130 $82,970

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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