Psychology is the study of the mind and how it affects human
behavior, as well as the developmental influences involved in the
Psychology at the Mount
Psychology at Mount Saint Mary College satisfies intellectual
curiosity, offers insight into human behavior and another dimension
to the studies of education and nursing. Psychology is beneficial
to all disciplines.
Our students receive a solid preparation for graduate study in
educational psychology, guidance and personal development, clinical
and school social work, and general psychology leading to a
doctorate. In addition to coursework, students are required to
complete a 135-hour internship. The program also prepares the
student for entry-level positions in many areas, including social
work agencies, corrections, or human resources.
Our distinguished faculty designed the required courses in the
Psychology major to give students a strong background in
Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and
Research Methodology. In the past, our students have presented
their independent research at several distinguished conferences in
New York State.
Students are encouraged to pursue graduate degrees in the field.
For more information on the occupational outlook for those with a
bachelor's degree, visit the
Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
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