Bachelor's Degree + Master's Degree in Psychology (3+2)
Currently enrolled Westminster students in the Psychology major program will be guaranteed acceptance into Chatham University's Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) or the Master of Arts in Psychology (MAP) upon completion of the following criteria. Upon the successful completion of all requirements, students in the program will attain a bachelor's degree from Westminster and a master's degree from Chatham.
Students in this 3+2 program must complete their major and general education requirements (including Capstone/Senior Psychology Scholarship Experience) by the end of their junior year at Westminster College before transitioning to the MSCP or MAP program at Chatham. See suggested schedule of Westminster courses for the 3+2 program.
Each student who declares intent to complete a 3+2 program shall be advised by an assigned member of the faculty at Westminster. The student will also be assigned a Chatham faculty advisor in the appropriate program. It is highly recommended that the students in the program meet with their Chatham faculty advisor (either in person, by phone or by e-mail) during their sophomore or junior year.
Students must satisfactorily complete the following criteria at Westminster, prior to enrollment at Chatham University:
Suggested three-year curriculum taken at Westminster College. The sequence of courses may be altered with consent of academic advisor. Intellectual Perspectives (IP) courses are indicated by their two-letter code in parentheses. Students must successfully earn 64 or more semester hours at Westminster prior to matriculating in Chatham University’s Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) or Master of Arts in Psychology (MPA) program..
Please contact the Chair of the Department of Psychology, Dr. Deanne Buffalari.