The psychology major is built on the scientific method while allowing students to explore psychology as a discipline and a career. As a natural science department in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, the psychology major focuses on developing strong research and analytical skills while introducing students to a breadth of psychological topics. Understanding behavior through clinical, cognitive, developmental, health and social psychology are just a few of your options when you enroll with us.
On the graduate level, We prepare students for scientific and academic careers emphasizing research and teaching. We offer a rich and dynamic intellectual community with outstanding opportunities to study behavior at multiple ages, using state-of-the-art methods and varying levels of analysis. Our training activities are organized into the core areas of Biological & Health, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, and Social psychology, with a flexible option for cross-training within and outside of the department