PSYCHOLOGY is the scientific study of behavior and the mind. Our emphasis on both theory and practice has resulted in our alumni building rewarding careers everywhere from private practice to counseling centers to university settings. Many go on to graduate school in clinical psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology, to name a few. Available as a major or minor program of study.

Imagine Studying…

the theories of psychopathology with emphasis on current theoretical models and the relationships of the study of psychopathology to social issues in “Abnormal Psychology.”


The Psychology Department

Information about our faculty, internships, research, getting involved and more.

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Our graduates prove what we like to say: psychology is relevant to everything. We have clinical psychologists, social workers, teachers at all levels, including the Teach For America program and a motivational trainer at a gym. Others go on to careers at Pfizer, Columbia University and Morristown Medical Centers or advance to top graduate schools like Duke and Tulane among others.

We arrange opportunities that prepare you well for your first day on the job. Our students have interned in the court system, battered women’s shelters, psychiatric hospitals, neonatal units, even Sesame Street. If you want to pursue research, we can help you present your work at conferences and symposia.

This class led to my research on factors that contribute to erroneous eyewitness testimony. Professor Dolan made learning the material as fun as possible, calling exams ‘celebrations of learning.’ ”
Nicole Donohue C’12
on Cognition

Class of 2016 Outcomes

Psychology majors in the Class of 2016 are already getting to work and to grad school. Here is a sampling of where some of our graduates are right now:
• Early Intervention Associate, Bancroft
• Project Coordinator at DDB Health
• Pursuing MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Columbia University