San Diego State University

Department of Counseling and Social Psychology

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Multicultural Community Counseling and Social Justice Education:Community-Based Block

Degrees Offered: Master's (Terminal)

Program Concentrations

  • Community Counseling
  • Bilingual Counseling
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Emotion Focused
  • Critical pedagogy 
  • Experiential education 


At A Glance

Full-time Faculty: 4

Full-time Faculty Identifying as Community Psychologists: 2

# of Students Admitted Each Year: 30

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The Program

Our program is non-traditional and heavily experiential with a student-centered focus. Students learn to build community and develop decision-making practices in order to develop their learning community, learning agenda, and outcomes. 

Program Alumni Information

The program focuses on training practitioners. Graduates from the program are typically employed in government, education, healthcare, consulting and the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. 

Community Psychology Faculty and Research Interests

  • Anti-oppressive education & therapy
  • LGBTQIA+ therapy
  • Self-care
  • Immigration & refugees