2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Psychology, M.A., Forensic Psychology Concentration

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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 Forensic Psychology

The forensic psychology concentration prepares students for careers in the management and care of offenders in forensic settings. In addition, it is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals currently working in law enforcement, the courts, and various community-based treatment and prevention programs.

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