Department of Psychology

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With cutting-edge research facilities and world-class faculty, the Department of Psychology provides undergraduate majors with a scientific understanding of the mind and behavior.

Experiential Learning

The Department of Psychology offers a hands-on approach to learning, taking students beyond the classroom and into the lab, the community and more.

  • Conduct experiments in a department lab as a research assistant or member of the Psychology Honors Program
  • Augment and specialize your degree with internships and study abroad
  • Serve as a teaching assistant for one of the department’s undergraduate courses
  • Gain applied experience in a community, government agency or related organization


Psychology offers many exciting and rewarding career options. Psychology students develop an essential skill set that includes an understanding of the scientific method and psychological principles, critical analysis, problem solving, evaluation of evidence, statistical analysis and scientific writing. These skills build a foundation for the workforce or continued education in virtually any field.


  • BA in Psychology
  • BS in Psychology
  • MA in Psychology 
  • PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience 
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • PhD in Cognitive Psychology 
  • PhD in Social-Personality Psychology


  • Minor in Psychology
  • Minor in Addiction Studies