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Psychology Major

Psychology is ever present in today's society from marketing and business to criminology. According to the Kenya Psychological Association, psychology is used to help predict future behaviors, and explain behaviors using theories. Through psychology behaviors can be influenced positively.


The Psychology major at Rosemont provides students with a selection of courses that constitute a comprehensive view of the field. Courses are designed to allow students to apply psychology in methods in the service of describing, understanding, and predicting mental processes, and human behavior. Graduates are prepared for advanced study in related fields or for a slew of careers in psychology-related careers.


Why Study Psychology at Rosemont?

  • Counseling and Clinically-Oriented Undergraduate Program
  • Dual Degree BA/MA in Counseling: Choose from Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling
  • Diverse Courses: Media Psychology, which examines effects of video games
  • Small, Supportive Departmental Climate: Small class sizes allow active discussions and one-on-one time with faculty.
  • Employment Preparation: In health and school-related fields


Former Places Our Students Have Interned 

  • Montgomery County Women's Center
  • Wanna Play Program
  • Odyssey Hospice
  • KenCrest
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital

Pyschology Program Director

Steve Alessandri, PhD
Psychology, Associate Professor
salessandri@rosemont.edu
610-527-0200 x2320