Community Psychology, M.A. | Point Park University | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
759 USD/credit 27324 USD/year
759 USD/credit 27324 USD/year
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Through our unique, humanistic-focused master's degree program in Community Psychology at Point Park University, you'll develop the knowledge and skills to improve the lives of individuals, families and various communities with specific needs.


Our Community Psychology program at Point Park University practical emphasis is on community-based participatory action research, community advocacy and outreach and community program evaluation. We train our students to work for community mental health outreach programs and community-focused nonprofit organizations, while also preparing them for further graduate studies in psychology or related fields.


  • The overall goal of the program is to enable graduate psychology students to enhance the well-being of individuals, groups and communities through research, community assistance and clinical practices.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Community Psychology
  • Humanistic and Phenomenological Approaches 
  • Psychopathology in the Context of Society and Culture
  • Social Psychology and Cultural Transformation
  • Childhood & Society
  • Critical Race Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Rolling admissions


36 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate QPA of 3.0 is required for full admission.
  • 500-word statement of purpose is required that addresses how your professional experience and career goals relate to graduate study.
  • Courses completed in psychology, behavioral science or a related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (79 IBT), with a test date of no more than two years OR minimum IELTS score of 6.5 with a test date of no more than two years OR approved completion of a PPU English language proficiency program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 759 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 759 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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