University of New Haven

College of Arts & Sciences

Master of Arts in Community Psychology


300 Boston Post Road

West Haven, CT 06516

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Community Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The field of community psychology applies theories and techniques from psychology and related social sciences to the task of understanding and modifying the complex social forces that influence individual and community well-being. Accordingly, the M.A. program in community psychology provides training in current approaches to preventing and treating psychological problems, emphasizing interventions at the level of social institutions, organizations, and groups as well as the individual. Community analysis, consultation, and collaboration are addressed, in addition to program development, administration, and evaluation. Classroom study is closely integrated with supervised internships in a variety of human service organizations and community settings. Graduates assume positions of responsibility in a broad range of human service settings, such as mental health programs, youth service bureaus, community centers, child development programs, municipal services, state agencies, health care systems, community action programs and advocacy organizations.


The university is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Accreditation of an institution of higher education by the New England Association indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer review process. An accredited college or university is one which has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is substantially doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Institutional integrity is also addressed through accreditation.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 45

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 824 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

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