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Remote Education

In response to COVID-19, Kean University is conducting remote education during the Spring 2020 semester. Current and prospective students can access all services remotely. Learn More

What You Learn

You get the chance to study psychology through the lens that interests you.

  • Forensic psychology is designed for students interested in pursuing doctoral training in psychology and/or law. Successful graduates pursue careers in areas such as juvenile/adult court clinics, correctional settings, law enforcement or forensic psychiatric settings.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy is a professional training program designed to prepare students for licensure as a marriage and family therapist in New Jersey. The program includes a two-term internship, and includes a focus on understanding the varied religious, ethnic, cultural and national characteristics of marriage and family therapists' clientele.
  • Human Behavior and Organizational Psychology is designed for students pursuing careers in the helping professions who wish to upgrade their competence, or pursue careers in the behavioral sciences. It relates to community, agency, personnel and organizational work, as well as law enforcement, human resources, social services and more.
  • The Psychological Services program is a concentration in psychological theory and procedures, and prepares students for work in mental health centers, social services agencies, hospitals, community programs, and other health service settings. It also provides a strong base for more advanced graduate study.
  • The Professional Diploma in School Psychology prepares candidates as professional school psychologists to work in schools and other child service settings. The program requires foundation and core courses , preparing students to work with a diverse range of students ages 3-21.

Forensic Psychology (M.A.)

Marriage and Family Therapy (M.A.)

Psychology - Human Behavior and Organizational Psychology (M.A.)

Psychology - Psychological Services (M.A.)

School Psychology (Professional Diploma and M.A. in Educational Psychology)

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I feel that I have truly been able to grow not only as a counselor, but as an individual. I feel empowered by the knowledge that I learned in this MFT program.

Nicole A. Michalitsianos
Student, Marriage and Family Therapy program

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning and professional growth extend far beyond the walls of our classrooms. That's why we encourage you to take advantage of a variety of research opportunities, internships and more that we offer to advance your career and set the stage for continued success.

After Kean

Graduates of the Kean psychology programs obtain positions in a wide range of settings. The School Psychology Professional Diploma Program has alumni as close as Hillside, NJ and as far away as Hawaii.


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