The M.A. in Psychological Studies, offered through Seton Hall University's College of Education and Human Services, provides students a program grounded in basic theory and methods of psychology. Students may concentrate their studies in the following:
- Marriage and Family Therapy
- School Psychology
- Sports and Exercise Psychology
- Individualized (Student and adviser select courses to meet student's goals).
A Unique Approach
The M.A. in Psychological Studies offers students an introduction to the many diverse fields of psychology. Students who are uncertain of their ultimate career goals, but know that psychology is their area of interest, will benefit from this program. Several concentration areas are available, along with advanced programs at the specialist level to meet state licensure and certification requirements.
Who Should Apply?
Students interested in exploring the field and/or pursuing the Ed.S. or doctoral degree in professional psychology, should apply to this program. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in a related field to apply for admission. For specific application procedures, click on admissions.
The M.A. in Psychological Studies is a 36-credit program, with 24 degree requirement credits and 12 credits within one of the following concentration areas:
- Marriage and Family Therapy;
- Mind, Body Spirituality;
- School Psychology;
- Sports and Exercise Psychology;
- Individualized Concentration.
For detailed program requirements, click on curriculum.
Graduates of the program proceed to obtain post-master and doctoral-level training in school psychology, marriage and family therapy, and other areas of psychology. Other graduates function professionally in mental health agencies; clinics and hospitals; youth and family services, residential homes and forensic settings; or in employee assistance programs, among other areas.