If you want to assist people in need, Trinity’s psychology major is for you.

  • Do you want to become an individual or family therapist?
  • Do you want to help your community through other support services?

Prepare for a career or graduate study in mental health and human services fields; as a psychology major, you’ll gain a solid foundation in research, theory and practical skills.

Our students have a sincere interest in helping others and pursue further studies and careers in areas such as counseling, human resource management and community services.  In addition to our research-based and practical coursework, you will gain on-the-job experience through an internship or practicum.

The Perfect Starting Point: Dual Degree Pathway to a Master’s Degree

Trinity provide a unique pathway for psychology majors, preparing you to seamlessly enter a master’s degree program in clinical mental health counseling or school counseling in the School of Nursing and Health Professions.

PROGRAM QUICK FACTS


Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: B.A.
School: School of Professional Studies
Format: Evening/Weekend
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If you want to assist people in need, Trinity’s psychology major is for you.

  • Do you want to become an individual or family therapist?
  • Do you want to help your community through other support services?

Prepare for a career or graduate study in mental health and human services fields; as a psychology major, you’ll gain a solid foundation in research, theory and practical skills.

Our students have a sincere interest in helping others and pursue further studies and careers in areas such as counseling, human resource management and community services.  In addition to our research-based and practical coursework, you will gain on-the-job experience through an internship or practicum.

The Perfect Starting Point: Dual Degree Pathway to a Master’s Degree

Trinity provide a unique pathway for psychology majors, preparing you to seamlessly enter a master’s degree program in clinical mental health counseling or school counseling in the School of Nursing and Health Professions.

Affordable Tuition

The affordable tuition for the Psychology (Evening) degree program in SPS is $590 per credit hour.

Prepare for a career or graduate study in mental health and human services with a solid foundation in research, theory and practical skills.

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses Including:

PSYC 211 Social Psychology
PSYC 221 Psychopathology
PSYC 231 Child Psychology
PSYC 301 Experimental Psychology: Research Methods
PSYC 311 Experimental Social Psychology
PSYC 331 Experimental Developmental Psychology

Learn In-Demand Skills

Ethical Standards and Evaluation
Psychological Research Methods
Developing Psychological Experiments
Experimental Simulation
Statistical Analysis

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Career Counselor
  • Minister / Clergy Member
  • Lawyer
  • Public Policy Researcher

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Trinity Washington University has been educating national and local leaders for over 120 years.

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  • Attend a U.S. Department of Education-designated Predominantly Black Institution and a Minority Serving Institution
  • Graduate with less debt:  Trinity has the lowest private college tuition rate in the Washington D.C. region; 100% of students receive some sort of financial aid, with 80% eligible for Federal Pell Grants
  • Learn leadership skills in Trinity’s inclusive environment: Trinity is a national innovator for gender, racial and social equity in higher education
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  • Community: Trinity graduates more D.C. residents than any other private college, making up nearly 60% of the student body. Trinity’s location in the heart of the nation’s capital provides unparalleled internship and research opportunities
  • Care for each and every student: Trinity’s ~4:1 student-to-teacher ratio means students are never just a number
  • Student welfare: Trinity offers low-cost residential and meal plan options and resources for students experiencing serious temporary food insecurity and other life challenges
  • Lifelong learning: Trinity develops the drive to keep learning, to discover and analyze new ideas, to advocate and implement actions that contribute to the common good and support social transformation

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  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1921
  • Trinity graduates consistently perform above the national average on professional exit exams and certifications
  • Trinity’s award-winning faculty are national and local leaders in their fields, with many highly awarded for research and other publications
  • With opportunities for original research in many programs, Trinity students have been cited as authors in published research and articles