The College of Psychology and Community Services expands learners’ knowledge and expertise within the academic fields of criminal justice, human services, and psychology through collaboration with expert faculty in a graduated, developmental academic process. The College is dedicated to advancing the knowledge base across these disciplines through contributing to industry application and knowledge, while also focusing on practitioner-focused research and professional service.
The College of Psychology and Community Services endeavors to prepare graduates for inclusive interdisciplinary collaboration to solve societal challenges. The College envisions graduates as contributing to social change in diverse environments using current evidence-based practices and adding their knowledge and experience to better the industry. The College strives to prepare graduates who, through life-long learning, scholarly and community practices, and research, will impact the overall health of diverse individuals, communities, and society by enhancing public safety, improving settings in which individuals and families live and receive needed services, and employing scientific principles to enhance access to needed resources and improve lives.