Do you want to enrich the lives of children every day? Do you want to improve the communities, schools, and families around you and throughout the world? Are you looking for a practical major that opens up a variety of options in employment, graduate school, and leadership?
If so, then a degree in Applied Psychology and Human Development is your first step. The program prepares students to contribute to society through social and community service, counseling, human development, educational psychology and leadership.
The Applied Psychology and Human Development program in the Lynch School of Education and Human Development is a top choice among Boston College undergraduates. That’s because our faculty features leading researchers and our focus is always on application and meaningful learning in the classroom and in the local, national, and international communities.
The program features:
- Nationally and internationally recognized faculty in applied developmental, educational, and counseling psychology
- A foundational 10-course sequence in developmental psychology and an introduction to counseling
- Three focus areas: Human Services, Organizational Studies-Human Resources, and Community Advocacy and Social Policy