Certificate of Proficiency in Psychology

Learning, networking, and career opportunities

The program offers an elementary curriculum in the basics of psychology.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Research Labs
  • Independent Studies
  • Co-research with a faculty member


  • Knowledge of field theorists and applicable theories
  • Knowledge of the breadth of the field of psychology

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

You could work as a(n):

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership and Management Skills

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services
  • Counseling opportunities after obtaining licensure
  • Graduate-level positions at national and international universities
  • Research positions within businesses and industries

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • BA in Psychology
  • BA in Sociology
  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • BA in Emergency Management

Psychology students
Point of Pride

The certificate of proficiency in psychology provides a general overview of psychology, allowing students to gain foundational knowledge in the discipline.


Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.