The master’s degree in Critical Psychology and Human Services from Prescott College combines aspects of critical theory, psychology, and social justice. The field emphasizes social justice, liberation, and equality to improve the wellbeing of individuals, communities, and societies.
This online master’s in psychology is ideal for students interested in social justice, social issues, mental health, and social service or nonprofit work. The program offers two tracks: the Professional track is designed for students who want to work in human services and do not need state licensure; the Research/Doctoral track focuses on preparing students for careers in research or doctoral work in areas related to critical psychology or community psychology.
Students within this major will study topics such as:
- Critical psychology
- Liberation psychology
- Peace psychology
- Critical, theoretical, and historical foundations of psychology
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV