Psychology at Saint Martin's structures coursework and field placements to integrate experiential learning with rigorous study of psychology, closely aligned with the Benedictine principle of service to others. The program's curriculum provides a broad-based education in psychology that gives students the skills and self-confidence to use a variety of perspectives in their work with people.
- Faculty exclusively staffed by clinical and experimental professionals. All faculty are trained as practitioners as well as researchers.
- One 15-week required internship for all majors in either research or applied tracks.
- Research projects generated and carried out by students. Faculty act as guides.
- Approximately 60 percent of graduates move directly into entry-level social service positions. Remaining graduates pursue advanced degrees in counseling and social work
- Participation in Psi Chi, the psychology honor society for exceptional students.
- Student leadership opportunities through Saint Martin's Psychology Club.
- Students are encouraged to attend and present at conferences.