The School of Psychology & Pre-School Education (SoP) is the second oldest school at Ahfad University for Women. Since its establishment in 1967 it has graduate 34 batches of more than 3400 graduates. In the year 1993 the school introduced two options: Counseling and Health Psychology (CHP); Early Childhood Education (ECE). The School awards its graduates with a Bachelor’s degree, BA with Honours. This has made the SoP the first such specialized higher education department in the realm of psychology in the country. It has hence become pioneering in both the theoretical and practical study of psychology. The School runs three on-campus Master programs: Counselling and Health Psychology (CHP), Trauma and Community Counselling (TCC), and Masters of Arts in International and Multicultural Education and Development (MAIMED).
SoP has two affiliated training centers: the Early Childhood Development Center and the Ahfad Trauma Center. The School also has several linkages with various national and international institutions and organizations that enhance its ability in delivering research activities, developmental projects, capacity building capacity and sustainable programing to both teaching staff and affiliated centers.