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What You Learn

In Kean's psychology program, you'll conduct research and learn about human behavior, development, relationships, mental health and addiction.

  • Study the diagnosis and treatment of psychological conditions

  • Understand consumer behavior and acquire research skills

  • Enhance your critical thinking and develop the ability to communicate effectively

  • Examine human development through diverse lenses and perspectives

  • Gain insight into the human mind that you can apply to a diverse array of careers

You can pursue a forensic psychology track or a psychiatric rehabilitation track. You can also complete your degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River or online.


Sharon Boyd-Jackson, Associate Professor
Charles Brown, Lecturer
Becky Diaz, Lecturer
Chrysoula Fantaousakis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Emily Filardo, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Zandra Gratz, Ph.D., Professor
Verneda Hamm Baugh, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Theresa Herman, Lecturer
Janine Martins Shannon, Ph.D., Lecturer
Lauren Mastrobuono, Lecturer
Ilyse O'desky, Ph.D., Professor
Jane Obrien, Ph.D., Lecturer
Nelta Paul, Lecturer
Raquel Stuart, Ph.D., Lecturer
Linda Symanski, Lecturer
Shai Tabib, Ph.D., Lecturer

Program Options:

B.A. in Psychology (Also available online)

B.A. in Psychology | Forensic Psychology Option

B.S. in Psychology and Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Also available

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The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

After Kean

Kean psychology graduates have a diverse array of exciting careers. A psychology degree can lead to career success as a(n):


Advertising analyst

Forensic psychologist

Human resource manager

Consumer insights specialist

And so much more!


Employment for psychologists is projected to increase by 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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