Master of Arts in Psychology

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Psychology

Southeastern's Psychology graduate program provides students with core training in psychology that prepares them for successful entry into a doctoral program. It also prepares students for paraprofessional positions with a variety of courses. An Industrial/Organizational concentration is offered for students interested in careers in business after earning their master's degree.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Performance Improvement Specialist
  • Psychometrician/Testing Assistant
  • Research Associate
Types of Employers
  • Business consulting firms
  • Mental health facilities
  • Research facilities
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Faculty pursuing research in the following areas: eating disorders, social and group processes, distinctiveness and memory, evolutionary psychology, parenting styles, child development, violence exposure effects on children, and industrial and organizational psychology

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 38

  • Thesis required

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Industrial/Organizational

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology

 

Contact Information

Dr. Paula Varnado-Sullivan, Graduate Coordinator

pvarnado@southeastern.edu

985-549-5535

Mailing address: SLU Box 10831, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Southeastern Hall, Rm. 221

Program website