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Start Your Career or Prepare for a Doctorate
Psychology Masters Degree students have two choices as they pursue their degree. They can research for a thesis, putting them in excellent positions to apply for a Doctorate or they can gain real-world experience in Applied Psychology and embark on their career.
*Only enrolled SFC undergraduate students can apply to the BA/MA program in psychology.
- group and individual counseling theory,
- behavioral assessment and intervention,
- professional and ethical procedures,
- and, cognitive neuroscience and research.
In the second year, students will either complete a Master’s thesis (for students with research interests and career goals or who are seeking doctoral program admission) or practicum experiences (consisting of community practicum opportunities supplemented by classroom supervision) for those who have applied aspirations.
- Community Therapist,
- Youth & Family Counseling,
- Behavioral Coach (medication/nutrition compliance),
- Substance Abuse Counselor,
- Juvenile Aggression Counseling,
- Women's Shelter Counselor,
- Protective Order Case Manager, and
- Clinical Administration
36 credits: 30 credits of coursework and
- Thesis track – 6 credit thesis
- Applied track – 6 credit practicum
Year One (Fall)
Year Two (Fall)
Year One (Spring)
Year Two (Spring)
Who is Eligible?
Junior level students with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and whose grades in all courses in the psychology major are C or higher.
What do I do next?
Applications should include the following:
- Two (2) letters of recommendation
- Application/Transcript (Download Application Now)
- Personal statement
- Satisfactory personal interview
- Research Writing Sample
Dr. Jennifer Lancaster,
Chair, Department of Psychology
Dr. Kristy Biolsi
Director, BA/MA Applied Psychology
St. Francis College
180 Remsen Street
Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201
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