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M.A. in Critical Psychology & Human Services

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M.A. in Critical Psychology & Human Services


Earn Your Master's Degree in Critical Psychology & Human Services

Prescott College's M.A. in Critical Psychology aims to examine the historical, political, economic, and cultural underpinnings of mainstream psychology as well as its role in issues such as power and oppression. Students have the opportunity to choose from three tracks: The Professional Track, the Academic Track, and the General Track.

  • Exceptional faculty
  • Professional and research tracks
  • Asynchronous coursework
Our Spring Term Starts on January 17th
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Critical Psychology & Human Services

Our program builds upon progressive psychologies which emphasize social justice, liberation, and equality in the aim of facilitating the wellbeing of individuals, communities, and societies. While all three tracks focus on providing theoretical knowledge, the Professional Track builds skills for those pursuing work in human services. The Academic Track is designed for those seeking careers in qualitative research and/or doctoral work in Critical Psychology, Community Psychology, and other related areas. The General Track offers a flexible path for you to self-design your course of study with an interdisciplinary approach. All tracks include a 6-credit Capstone.

Why Prescott College?

Distinct degree programs designed to meet your unique needs with flexible online and applied learning.

  • Highly connected, small class sizes
  • Opportunities to connect with faculty and classmates through Colloquia
  • Focus on Social and Environmental Justice

Career Pathways

One-of-a-kind degree that examines psychology through justice, peace, culture, and community.

  • Human/Social Services Director
  • Conflict Resolution Mediator
  • Program Development Director
  • Advocacy Coordinator
  • Preparation for doctoral work


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Prescott College's M.A. in Critical Psychology and Human Services program is ideal for students interested in social issues, mental health, social justice, and social service/non-profit work and provides a pathway for compassionate and passionate individuals that have a desire to serve others in their communities and are prepared for deep critical inquiry.

Whether you’re interested in a specific area of emphasis, or are curious about program details, I look forward to connecting with you. Schedule a call today!

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