2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Community Psychology, M.A., Program Development 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 Program Development


The program development concentration prepares students for careers that emphasize the development and implementation of both traditional and non-traditional programs and services. The concentration addresses planning, development, and evaluation of innovative approaches to treatment and prevention in the public and private human service sectors as well as in business and industry.

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