Care for people’s inner lives.
Graduate Psychology Programs At-A-Glance
- Master of Arts in Psychology
- Master of Science in Professional Counseling
- PsyD in Counseling Psychology
Five Critical Outcomes
1. Deepen Your Psychology Knowledge Base
You’ll gain an understanding of biological, cognitive, cultural, developmental and social perspectives to disentangle complex human behaviors.
2. Become More Quantitative & Scientifically Minded
You’ll learn to connect existing research findings and data with emerging psychological questions and challenges.
3. Embrace a Values-Based Approach
You’ll take personal responsibility for managing complex ethical dilemmas. You’ll bring self-understanding, integrity and humility to the work of interacting across cultures.
4. Communicate Effectively
You’ll sharpen your core communications skills and the emotional intelligence required to work in teams and adapt situationally.
5. Integrate into the Profession
You’ll work hands-on outside of the classroom, develop your network and make the most of the experiences, professional feedback and mentoring you receive.
Carlow: In the Heart of Pittsburgh
As an urban institution with a hands-on and long-standing connection to culturally diverse communities, Carlow University encourages psychology students to develop a broad awareness of and empathy for cultural distinctions and to maintain an abiding sense of social justice across professional endeavors.
Pittsburgh: A Center for Behavioral Health
Pittsburgh offers world-class mental health research and clinical practice opportunities through the Allegheny Health Network, Mercy Behavioral Health, and the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. The UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, one of the nation’s largest and most renowned university-affiliated psychiatric hospitals, helped pioneer the field of forensic psychiatry and psychology in 1974.
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The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the following programs in the Department of Analytical, Physical and Social Sciences at Carlow University: Addictions Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling through 2029.