Concordia University - Portland

Department of Psychology

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Community Psychology Program 

Degrees Offered: Master's (Terminal)

Program Concentrations: Community Psychology and evaluation

Website: https://www.cu-portland.edu/lp2/ma-psychology

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At A Glance

Full-time Faculty: 4

Full-time Faculty Identifying as Community Psychologists: 2

# of Students Admitted Each Year: 15

Available Student Assistantships: Graduate research and teaching assistantships

The Program

Emphasizes community-based training, applied research, program evaluation, social justice, strengths-based prevention and intervention, and internship opportunities in a diverse range of settings.

Program Alumni Information

The program focuses on training for both research and practice.

Graduates from the program are typically enrolled in doctoral programs or employed in government, education, healthcare, consulting and the nonprofit or for-profit sectors. 

Community Psychology Faculty and Research Interests

  • Social reproduction in schools and economic institutions 
  • Social inequality
  • Lifespan development
  • Cultivation of prosocial behaviors 
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Epistemology (perceptions of science and religion)