Community Psychology

Students in the community psychology major learn to advocate for the 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
  • Double majoring in Community Psychology and Addiction Counseling meets education requirements to become a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • Coursework prepares you with the education needed to pursue Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst certification
  • Graduates are highly employable in helping professions and prepared to pursue a master's degree in various counseling fields 

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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