Community Psychology is an application of psychology that examines mental and behavioral health and relationships within the context of a person’s needs, abilities and community. People are understood both from an individual and ecological/holistic/and system’s perspective, thereby including the levels of individual, family, group, culture, institutions and community. The Community Psychology program emphasizes experiential learning, outreach and empowerment of underserved populations, and an ethic of giving back to the community.
Graduates of this program may be employed in a wide variety of human service agencies, corporations, and government agencies or continue on for a graduate degree including:
Students can also apply for graduate degrees in counseling or professional psychology programs such as: