About Psychology.org

Psychology has the potential to change countless lives, and the field continues to grow.

At Psychology.org, we strive to provide trustworthy and accessible information about psychology programs, careers, professional issues, and regional laws that concern the psychology profession.

Interest around psychology continues to grow, yet career paths for psychology students can be unclear, and information about the field can be even more inaccessible for nonprofessionals.

Skills earned in a psychology program are highly valuable and transferable, leading to careers in healthcare and nonhealth services.

They can also help everyday people progress in their mental health journeys. We provide clarity. All people should have access to trustworthy, understandable information about psychology.

On our site, you will find career guides for niches within psychology, articles on specialized degrees, lists of online psychology programs, financial aid resources, pages on state-specific laws for psychology professionals, and topical articles featuring expert interviews.

Psychology.org was founded in 1997 by William Palya, Ph.D., and Donald Walter, Ph.D., and has been operated by RV EDU, a digital portfolio of education websites, since 2019.


In 2020, 1 in 5 adults in the U.S experienced mental illness.

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the job outlook for psychologists to increase 8% from 2020-2030.

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Psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate majors.

Our Editorial Process

Degree ranking pages are one of our site's main offerings. We specialize in reviewing online programs and publish lists by degree type, including best online Psy.D. programs, best online Ph.D. programs in psychology, and best master's and doctoral psychology programs.

We create our rankings by compiling data on postsecondary schools from the National Center for Education Statistics. Key factors include the school's reputation, affordability, and academic quality. Our ranking methodology page goes into further detail about our factors and formulas.

Editorial Integrity

Our content is reviewed by Integrity Network contributors, who are clinical, forensic, and educational psychologists.

The Psychology.org team includes writers, editors, and contributing psychology students and professionals dedicated to helping you navigate the field. We follow a strict editorial process to ensure that our content is up to date, factual, and relevant.

Vetting: We assess writers, contributors, and reviewers for relevant experience. Our writers have backgrounds in education, journalism, or psychology, while on-page contributors and reviewers all work in psychology or related fields.

Fact-Checking: All pages are passed through our team of copy editors before publishing to ensure the content is correct and backed by reputable, primary sources. We regularly update our content to reflect the newest data as it becomes available.

Page Review: Our Integrity Network contributors use their industry knowledge and experience to verify that our content is true and comprehensive. Pages that have gone through this process include a reviewer byline.

Meet Our Team

Our team of writers, editors, and publishers is dedicated to providing the most relevant and accurate information that concerns the psychology discipline.

<a href='/contributors/katie-nelson/'>Katie Nelson</a>

Katie Nelson

Managing Editor

<a href='/contributors/joey-morris/'>Joey Morris</a>

Joey Morris


<a href='/contributors/reena-thomas/'>Reena Thomas, Ph.D.</a>

Reena Thomas, Ph.D.

Copy Editor

<a href='/contributors/victoria-lurie/'>Victoria Lurie</a>

Victoria Lurie

Copy Editor

<a href='/contributors/diana-zaremba/'>Diana Zaremba</a>

Diana Zaremba

Copy Editor

Psychology.org Contributors

Our contributors come from backgrounds in psychology, healthcare, and education. All of them share a passion for the world of psychology and helping others find their educational pathway.

Rayelle Davis, M.Ed., LCPC, NCC

Rayelle Davis


Learn more about our Integrity Network members and contributors.

Our Policies

Transparency around how we make money is important to us. Psychology.org is an advertising-supported website. Featured partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. Advertising placements and sponsored content are clearly labeled throughout the site. Review our full advertising policy and our privacy policy for more information.

Get in Touch With Us

If you have a question or interest in contributing to Psychology.org, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]