Behavioral and Social Sciences

Effect Real Change

Whether you choose to work with children, families or the elderly, in the criminal justice system or with mental health, you’ll be ready for a wide array of opportunities. How will you change the world?


Are you fascinated by what drives people to do the things they do? Explore our psychology major.

Psychology + MSCP

Our unique accelerated program allows students to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in less than six years. 

Social Work

An Alverno social work degree will prepare you for generalist social work practice that is client-centered and future-driven.

Global Studies and International Affairs

This major will give you a broader perspective and deeper understanding of our place in a constantly changing world.

Community Engagement and Activism

With a focus on politics, social justice, leadership and activism, you’ll gain the skills you need to mobilize for change.

Music Therapy

As a Music Therapy major, you’ll learn how to use music intentionally and effectively to unlock your clients’ potential, improving their quality of life.