The department of psychology at Saint Joseph's University provides students with an understanding and appreciation of behavior and mental processes. Psychology majors gain a useful skill set that may be used in a variety of career paths including oral and written communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, abstract reasoning, innovation and creativity, interpersonal skills, time management, research and statistical skills.
The department of psychology offers a clinical concentration of courses in support of those majors who are interested in pursuing careers in clinical psychology, counseling psychology and related mental health fields. This concentration features courses for those interested in pursuing admission into graduate clinical psychology or counseling programs. You will be provided with the knowledge base that you need to be successful in clinically-oriented graduate psychology programs. As part of the concentration, you will complete coursework in abnormal psychology, clinical psychology, personality, psychological assessment, developmental psychology and clinical internship.