- 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.
Psychology at Saint Martin's University structures coursework and field placements to integrate experiential learning with rigorous study of psychology, closely aligned with the Benedictine principle of service to others.
- 40-46 semester hours of CORE requirements
- 12 semester hours of lower-division courses
- 30 semester hours of upper-division courses
*In addition to required courses, Saint Martin’s offer a variety of interesting and unique electives courses such as Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Psychology and Law and Trauma and Recovery.
- Six semester hours of lower-division courses
- 15 semester hours of upper-division courses