Psychology

We Stand as a Destination for Elevated Thinking

As a psychology student, you’ll expand your thinking about human behavior. With our focuses on collaboration and innovation, you will gain comprehensive knowledge about societal problems and how to help people overcome their challenges and improve their lives.

In our small classes with low student-teacher ratios, you’ll get personal attention from professors. The faculty includes psychologists and social workers with experience in clinical psychology, child and adolescent development, and community mental health to give you an interdisciplinary foundation. Our programs will prepare you for a range of career opportunities in human resources, management, teaching, school counseling, nonprofit development, medicine, and many other areas.

Our Curriculum isn’t Confined to the Classroom

The real world will be your laboratory through fieldwork and internships that could include assisting a professor with research on babies, working with refugees, helping people with disabilities ski, and supporting activities and programs for young kids, teens, and older adults. You’ll graduate ready to make your impact.

Here are some program highlights:

  • As an applied psychology and human services student, you will choose a specialization in general psychology, child/adolescent development, community mental health/substance abuse, elder populations, or generalist
  • In our psychology program, you’ll choose a concentration in health and sport psychology or pre-professional counseling
  • Applied psychology and human services students complete a 300-hour internship as seniors
  • Psychology students have the opportunity to work as research assistants during the school year and summer