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Psychology Pre-Student Affairs prepares you for a rewarding career in higher education just 5 years

Psychology: Pre-Student Affairs 3+2

Offered by: Psychology

The Psychology 3+2 Pre-Student Affairs is an accelerated program that enables you to complete the undergraduate courses required to begin graduate study in 3 years. It prepares you for a career in services to college students by providing a strong basis in the biopsychosocial processes of human functioning. You will receive personal attention and gain insightful knowledge through activities both inside and outside of the classroom. Our goal is to not only prepare you for a future career, but also to enhance your personal, academic, and professional growth so you can go on to promote the well-being of others.

Why Choose Psychology Pre-Student Affairs 3+2?

The program is an accelerated preparation for graduate study in Student Affairs in Higher Education. Careers in Student Affairs involve counseling-focused positions at colleges and universities, including mental health counseling as well as housing and residence life, career services, student activities, multicultural student services, academic advising, judicial affairs, international student services, financial aid, and Greek life.

What Will You Learn?

Courses are blocked to ensure you will receive preparation in all areas of Psychology, consistent with the biopsychosocial model used in counseling. After completing the core required courses, you will choose electives in each of the following areas:

  • 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 Student Affairs

Career opportunities in Student Affairs at colleges and universities may include positions in offices such as:

  • College Counseling Centers
  • Student Life
  • Residence Life
  • Financial Aid
  • Admissions
  • Disability Services

Clubs & Organizations

  • Psychology Club
  • Psi Chi
  • Reflections Body Image