The Psychology Department's exceptional national reputation is the product of our commitment to academic excellence and pioneering research. Our smaller size allows individual attention to students; yet, we are consistently ranked among the top 75 psychology departments in the nation.
Careers in Psychology
Our graduates are fully prepared to pursue advanced degrees in psychology or to enter the workforce. A bachelor's degree in psychology can lead to a variety of career choices, in such fields as:
- Medicine and healthcare
- Public affairs
Graduates holding advanced degrees in psychology can pursue careers in public mental health, academia, medical schools or teaching hospitals, or private practice.
Our faculty are nationally recognized experts, and dedicated teachers. Areas of strength include:
- behavioral neuroscience
- pediatric psychology
- OCD and social phobias
- stress response systems
- visual perception
- language and speech
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What's Happening in Psychology
Psychology faculty members were awarded a training grant (T32) on the Developmental Neuroadaptations in Alcohol and Addictions.
Assistant Professor Marvin Diaz receives a NIAAA Young Investigator Award! Congrats, Marvin!
Professor Linda Spear receives Huttenlocher Award from FLUX Congress! Congrats, Linda!
Faculty members in the Department of Psychology and College of Community and Public Affairs were awarded new NIH training grant to study the effects of alcohol on adolescent brain development
Professor Vladimir Miskovic was named an APS Rising Star. APS Rising Stars reflect the best and brightest of psychological science. Congrats, Vlad!
Professor J. David Jentsch received a $11.7 million dollar grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, to study genetic contributions to drug addictionLike us on Facebook!