JFK School of Psychology
As of January 1, 2021, John F. Kennedy University (JFKU) graduate psychology programs, along with their faculty and curricula, will be integrated as degree offerings at the new JFK School of Psychology at National University. National University is proud to carry on the legacy of JFKU.
The JFK School of Psychology at National University offers a range of degree programs in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, sport psychology, holistic counseling psychology, and consciousness and transformative studies. All of the psychology programs in the school provide the foundational concepts and guiding principles of psychology, preparing students to seek licensure or certification as applied mental health professionals.
All of our programs are designed to give you the tools to fulfill your passion and become a leading advocate for social change within the community. Each program offers access to dedicated faculty with real-world experience who are committed to mentoring you through rigorous and challenging courses, and helping you achieve your educational goals.
Dr. Alvin McLean, Jr., PhD — Dean
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Throughout your program, you’ll learn from experienced faculty using innovative teaching tools and applications and gain the knowledge and skills needed to advance in your field.
Associate Dean, Dr. Jodi Reeves
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The College of Letters and Sciences offers a wide range of associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in social sciences, mathematics and natural sciences, psychology, arts, and humanities. Explore your creative expression, conduct exciting research projects, or delve into global cultures and languages. Here, you’ll “learn how to learn” and continue developing proficiencies, even after your degree is complete.
Associate Dean Dr. Nicole Polen-Petit
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The Sanford College of Education at National University offers over 50 on-site and online programs in the areas of teacher education, special education, educational administration and school counseling and psychology. The college has earned accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), recognizing its rigorous, evidence-based standards for teacher education programs.
Interim Dean, Dr. Donna Elder