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The Psychology Department of Sinclair Community College is devoted to providing quality education in the study of human behavior through both the traditional classroom setting and distance learning environments.

With an academically diverse faculty that reflect the many differing philosophies and subfields of psychology, we are committed to meeting the academic needs of all of our students.

We count among our department's strengths, our unilateral dedication to effective teaching, our ongoing efforts to maintain a variety of courses and educational formats, and our deep appreciation for the richly diverse student population that comes to us with a variety of personal and academic backgrounds.

Benefits of taking a Psychology class

Learn more about yourself and others:

  • Practice healthy self-examination and introspection
  • Cultivate empathy and sympathy for others
  • Appreciate different cultural influences and points of view
  • Improve your personal and professional relationships

Psychology offers practical, applicable knowledge

  • Acquire a better understanding of human behavior
  • Address your own mental and emotional needs
  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Boost your creativity and intuition
  • Improve your ability to communicate respectfully and effectively

Gain an advantage in the workplace

Apply your knowledge of psychology to a variety of fields:

  • Education
  • Human Resources
  • Social Work
  • Research
  • Healthcare
  • Marketing
  • Coaching

Psychology is an essential building block for many college degrees

Sinclair offers a University Parallel Program designed to make your transition to a four-year university a more seamless experience. With several four-year transfer pathways in place, students can continue on their education path to over 20 universities and 100 academic programs.

Psychology Club

Connect with other students who share an interest in Psychology

The Psychology Club is open to all Sinclair students, and provides a place to discuss topics pertaining to Psychology, whether it's mental health or popular culture. Members also discuss career paths in Psychology and receive academic guidance. 
Students are the driving force behind the planning and implementation of all our club activities. We look forward to gaining new members who will inspire new ideas and drive future engagement in the field that we all love.
Contact one of our Faculty Advisors for more information:

E: Brandon Jablonski
E: Kristin Kwasny
E: Jaclyn Tyler
E: Luis Sanchez Alcazar

Psi Beta

Psi Beta is the national honor society in psychology for community colleges, and is open to students who maintain a minimum GPA of 3.25 and have completed a college-level psychology course with a grade of B or higher. 

Psi Beta’s mission is to encourage professional development and psychological literacy of all students at two-year colleges through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. Psi Beta allows members to participate in national, regional, and local psychological association programs, and offers a lifetime career reference.

Contact one of our Faculty Advisors for more information:

E: Brandon Jablonski
E: Kristin Kwasny


Book Icon Available Programs

For program specific information click on the program below:

Associate of Applied Science
The Applied Psychology program will prepare students for entry-level positions in a number of fields including research, behavioral analysis, education, mental health, and community service. The coursework will emphasize development of skills and knowledge to enable students to work in high-demand areas related to applied research and behavioral analysis. The curriculum includes courses in research design and statistics, behavior analysis and modification, industrial/organizational psychology, and human factors psychology, as well as current psychological theory and practice. View Full Program Details
Associate of Arts
The Associate of Arts in Psychology prepares students for entry-level positions in fields such as education, mental health, and community service. The curriculum includes courses in social psychology, abnormal psychology, human development, and personality psychology, as well as current psychological theory and practice. This degree prepares students to directly enter the workforce and it transfers well to most 4-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer 36 in order to graduate. View Full Program Details

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