3+1 Program – Psychology


About the program

Marion Tech and Franklin University have partnered
for a 3+1 program toward a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology!

Interested in a Degree in Psychology?

You’re in luck! Marion Tech offers an Associate’s Degree with a concentration in Psychology that will start you on your way in one of the most respected, most in-demand, and most versatile fields in the country. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Psychology is consistently one of the top degrees in the country and applies to a wide range of careers.

3+1 Partnership with Franklin University

You can now earn 90 hours (3 years) toward your Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Marion Tech and finish your degree in one final year at Franklin University! Take your first three years close to home — and at community college tuition rates — then finish your Psychology Bachelor of Science degree online through Franklin!

Complete your bachelor’s degree at Marion Tech, entirely online or a combination of both. Get Started Here!

What You Will Learn

In this degree, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Psychology, including the basis for clinical and counseling psychology, developmental studies, organizational psychology, substance abuse/addiction treatment, human resources studies, and many others.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Human resource assistants with an Associate’s Degree in Psychology earn an average of $40,000/year.
  • Training and development specialists with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology earn an average of $60,980/year.
  • Psychological counselors with a Master’s Degree in Psychology earn an average of $82,180/year.
  • Those with Doctoral Degrees in Psychology in administrative roles typically earn an average of $94,340/year.

Careers Using Your Degree in Psychology                             (Note: This is not an exhaustive list.)

Associate’s Degree Level*

Addiction Rehabilitation Assistant Childcare Specialist Certified Mental Health Technician Corrections/Police Officer
Human Services Assistant Home care aide Behavioral Health Specialist Human Resources Assistant
Psychiatric Nursing Assistant Psychological Case Technician Youth Counselor  

Bachelor’s Degree Level*

All of the above and… Activities Director Admissions Director Animal Therapy Trainer
Career Counselor/Analyst Caseworker Child Development Specialist Child Welfare Caseworker
Coach Correctional Treatment Specialist Corrections Officer Criminal/Forensic Specialist
Data Analyst Disability Case Manager/Policy Analyst Human Resources Analyst/Specialist/Recruiter
Labor Relations/Supervisor /Specialist/Analyst/Manager Market Research Analyst Patient Resources Specialist Police Officer
Polygraph Examiner/Analyst Preschool Teacher Psychiatric Aide/Attendant/Technician Psychological Stress Evaluator
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist Probation/Parole Officer Public Relations Representative Research Assistant
Social Services Assistant Substance Abuse Counselor Training and Development Specialist IT/Systems Analyst
Veterans Representative Victim’s Advocate    

Master’s Degree Level*

All of the above and… Clinical Psychology Developmental Psychology Family Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology Forensic Psychology Health/Sports Psychology Industrial/Organizational/Human Resources Psychologist
Marketing analyst College instructor Researcher School Psychologist
Substance Abuse Rehabilitation/ Consultation      

Doctoral Degree Level*

All of the above and… Administrator Career Services Practitioner Educational Consultant/Psychologist
Forensic Psychologist Human Resource Manager Marketing Director Researcher
Private Practice Psychologist Political Strategist Staff Psychologist Law Enforcement Practitioner
University Administrator, Chair or Dean      

*Note: Certification and/or licensure in a specific concentration or program may be required.

Information retrieved from US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Psychologist-License.com, and American Psychological Association.

For More Information, Contact:

Admission Office
Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, OH 43302
Email: enroll@mtc.edu