Community Psychology

Community Psychology

Think Do Mak a Difference St. Cloud State University St. Cloud State University

Students in the community psychology major learn to advocate for mental and behavioral health of diverse and underserved individuals, families and groups. Through curriculum and community experiences, you'll learn to understand people in the framework of their culture and help empower them in the community. You will apply community psychology principles in service learning, field work and internship experiences. 

Program Highlights

  • Applied learning opportunities in and out of the classroom
  • One of St. Cloud State's largest majors
  • Student clubs provide opportunities for community service and networking
  • Select classes are available online

Program Distinctions

  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • North Central Association membership
  • Double major in Community Psychology and Chemical Dependency meets requirements for Chemical Dependency Counselor License
  • Community Psychology provides courses for Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst

Student Organizations

  • Community Psychology Club
  • Chemical Dependency Club
  • Active Minds: National Mental Health Organization
  • Chi Sigma Iota, Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International
  • Student Organization of Behavior Analysis (SOBA)

Continuing Education

Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • 1 million hours of campus, community volunteer service
  • 1,100+ international students
  • 1 of 56 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award winners
  • Top 1% of the most affordable universities in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" ranking

Popular Careers

  • School Counselor
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Practitioner
  • Behavior Analyst
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Employee Assistance Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Counselor

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