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Graduate Academics

Graduate Academics

The Chestnut Hill College School of Graduate Studies upholds a long tradition of academic excellence that can help you turn your knowledge, skills, and experience into a career full of purpose. Designed for the ever-changing world, our holistic approach to learning translates academic theory into real-world experience.


Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)

Students who enter the program at the same time progress through the program as a cohort and take all of their classes together, thus facilitating cooperation, collaboration, and the development of personal bonds. The program is accredited by the American Psychological Association.
Learn more on the Psy.D. site


Masters and Certificates

Administration of Human Services
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The program is designed for individuals seeking leadership roles as administrators/directors/supervisors in a broad range of human service organizations. The degree differs from a counseling degree in that students are prepared for management in agencies rather than for the delivery of therapeutic services to clients. 

Clinical and Counseling Psychology
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The program offers five areas of concentration: Child and Adolescent Therapy, Child and Adolescent Therapy: Specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Co-Occurring Disorders, Couple and Family Therapy,  and Trauma Studies.

Division of Teacher Education and Leadership
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The program is designed to enhance the quality of teaching and prepare candidates for leadership roles, such as school principals and reading specialists. We help students develop the professional skills and attitudes to educate a diverse community of learners.

Instructional Technology
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The program's specializations are designed to meet the varied needs and goals of today’s wide range of instructional technology professionals. The core courses provide the theoretical understanding of instructional technology and hands-on experience with state-of-the-art hardware and professional level software.