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.

 

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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.

 

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
  • Trinity empowers women leaders to make positive changes for their families, communities, places of work and the larger society
  • Learn to lead with integrity and compassion, justice and equity as a professional and as a citizen leader

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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