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General Psychology at American Public University System

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General Psychology at American Public University System

Every general 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. Of the 5,873 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American Public University System in 2019, 269 of them were general psychology majors.

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

American Military University General Psychology Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

American Military University does offer online education options in psychology for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University General 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: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the psychology program at American Military University was ranked #444 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #2 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Psychology Colleges for Veterans 18
Most Popular Online General Psychology Schools 21
Highest Paid General Psychology Graduates 43
Best Online General Psychology Schools 57
Best General Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 68
Most Popular Colleges for General Psychology 96
Best Colleges for General Psychology 444
Most Focused Colleges for General Psychology 1,258

In 2019, 84 students received their master’s degree in psychology from American Military University. This makes it the #8 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of American Military University Psychology Graduates

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at American Military University is $34,800. This is 25% higher than $27,900, which is the national average for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.

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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 General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 269 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General 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 9% more men than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of General 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 General 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 General Psychology Master’s Program

79% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 84 psychology students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from American Military University, about 21% were men and 79% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of General 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 17% 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 General 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

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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