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Psychology: Pre-Psychology (MAP) with Chatham University

Offered by: Psychology

A desire to take your education in psychology to the next level. Psychology in clinical and research settings. Vision. These traits describe students who will benefit from the accelerated concentration in Psychology - Psychology with Chatham University (MAP) Accelerated Concentration. The program will prepare you for graduate work and professional careers in Psychology. Our goal is to prepare you for a future career in Psychology by enhancing your problem solving skills, self-awareness, sensitivity to diversity, and the ability to apply your knowledge in collaborative and independent work.

Why Choose Psychology Pre-Psychology with Chatham?

The program is an accelerated preparation for graduate study in Psychology at Chatham University.

The program offers you a unique opportunity to fast-track your education while also benefitting from comprehensive coursework, important mentoring relationships, and intensive field experience.

What Will You Learn?

You will receive a well rounded education in Psychology that focuses on core concepts in the field:

  • Psychological Science - Research Methods and Statistical Applications
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

You will also take courses in four additional areas that are consistent with breadth of knowledge within the field of psychology, including:

  • Applied Psychology
  • Biobehavioral Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Diversity

During your final year, you will also complete a professional competency course in either research or community practice.

Careers In Psychology

Students graduating from this program, and the MA in Psychology at Chatham University will be prepared for work in research settings, in human services, health, or educational organizations, and advancement to doctoral programs in psychology.

Clubs & Organizations

Psychology Club

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