2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Community Psychology, M.A., Community Mental Health Concentration

M.A. Community Psychology

Community psychology focuses on solutions to human problems in a wide variety of settings, by developing theory, research and practice to enhance the functioning of individuals, families, groups, institutions, and entire communities. This program consists of 36 credits, 21 of which compose the core curriculum completed by all students (including two semesters of fieldwork), and 9 of which constitute an area of concentration. The remaining 6 credits are electives.

Program Outcomes

1. Students will successfully conduct applied social research relevant to community psychology.

2. Students successfully apply major theoretical concepts in the core community psychology curriculum. 

3. Students demonstrate, at a professional level, applied intervention skills in an internship setting relevant to their concentration.

Concentration in Community Mental Health

The community mental health concentration prepares students for careers in community-based human service settings. Students will learn to prevent and address psychological problems, with an emphasis on interventions within social institutions, organizations and groups, as well as directly with individuals.

Select three of the following courses: