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Psychology


Psychology

Build a foundation for professional work in a variety of fields as a USJ Psychology student.

USJ’s Psychology program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in counseling, behavior analysis, criminal justice, education, health care, social services, government, business, industry, and more.

Contact us to learn more about our programs, which include:

  • An exciting curriculum that will prepare you to address pressing human and societal needs
  • Internships to apply your knowledge and begin your professional experience
  • Excellent preparation for the workplace or graduate study
  • Flexible courses held on days, weekends (for Program for Adult Learners students), evenings, and online to meet your needs

Our Concentrations:

Accelerated Options Include:

  • Transfer credits
  • Credit-for-life experience
  • Credits by standardized exams
  • Intensive courses in winter, spring, and summer
  • Courses that apply to both undergraduate and graduate degrees (seniors only)

Professional Advantages:

  • Strong network connections with community organizations and agencies
  • Excellent preparation for graduate school
  • Close mentoring relationship with faculty
  • Leadership opportunities through Psi Chi, the National Academic Honors Society for Psychology

Internships:

Apply your education through work at local schools, hospitals, corporations, research centers, housing institutions, and community organizations. Recent field-study opportunities have included:

  • Implementing a behavior modification program for an autistic toddler
  • Helping first-time offenders develop life skills
  • Assisting a school psychologist with anti-bullying programs
  • Creating art therapy experiences for developmentally delayed students

 

Career Opportunities for Psychology Majors:

  • Counseling and Mental Health
  • Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business
  • Research