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, that allow students to choose their area of interest.
Who Should Apply?
Students interested in exploring the field 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.
The M.A. in Psychological Studies is not an license eligible degree. For detailed program requirements, click on curriculum.
The program does not fulfill the requirements of a license in clinical practice. 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 are hired in mental health positions that do not require a license.