Helping & Understanding People

Career Possibilities:

Teacher
School Counselor
Sociologist
Social Services Worker
Therapist
Community Organizer
Grant Writer/Fundraiser
Peace Corps or AmeriCorps Volunteer

 

Get the Experience:

Students complete internships and experiential learning at local agencies like the Barber National Institute, Sarah Reed Children’s Hospital, the Achievement Center, and others.

Students also have various opportunities to study abroad. Most recently, Public Health students traveled to Vietnam to explore the long-term health effects of war; and Social Work students travelled to Guyana to engage in volunteer work and visit social welfare agencies.

 

Mercyhurst Majors:

Art Therapy
Philosophy
Religious Studies
World Languages & Cultures
EducationEarly Childhood, Art, or Music
Public Health
Public History
Social Work
Music Therapy
English
Psychology
Undeclared Exploratory – Helping & Understanding People