Students interested in understanding, assessing, and influencing human behavior to increase quality of life are well-suited to pursue this applied field. A social ecological framework is used to assess and address social issues (e.g., homelessness, obesity, drug abuse, school drop-out rates, and violence) to ensure comprehensive social action.
o Academic and educational settings
o Health and human service agencies
o Corporations, both for-profit and non-profit
o Government systems: legislative and executive branches
o Community-based organizations, advocacy groups, religious institutions, neighborhood groups
o Community development, planning, and environmental organizations
o Research centers, independent consulting groups, evaluation firms
o Public policy and community planning and development organizations
Our programs are designed for students who truly want to make a difference. Courses emphasize problem solving, communication strategies and a sense of entrepreneurship. With a focus on the future, Marymount California continues to
grow. We're expanding our campus, our faculty and our programs all to help our students realize their full academic and
professional potential. Grow with us. See your future through our eyes. It looks amazing.