Academic Programs

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences offers six degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and two B.A./M.S. programs. The Department also offers a minor in Psychology. Click below to learn more about the program you are interested in.

UNDERGRADUATE

B.A. and B.S. Psychology

Psychology is the basic and applied science of mind and behavior. Psychologists use the methods of both natural and social science to advance our knowledge and understanding of thought, emotion, and behavior in humans and other organisms. Psychologists also apply this knowledge to improve the conditions of individuals and society.
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B.S. Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience

The major in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) provides an intensive course of study focused on brain-behavior relationships, ranging from genetic to whole brain contributions to behavior and mental processes. The program is excellent preparation for a variety of careers focusing on research and/or practice in neuroscience, medicine, allied health fields, and psychology, as well as for more general careers in areas such as public policy and education. More details...


B.A./M.S. or B.S./M.S. Psychology

This program provides an especially strong foundation for individuals who plan to pursue a Ph.D. in one of the many subfields of psychology. More details...


B.A./M.S. Human Resource Development

This program specifically prepares students to enter the work force as human resource professionals by providing a comprehensive background in the basic human resource competencies with emphasis on global, strategic, and developmental issues. More details...

 

GRADUATE

M.S. Psychology

The Department offers a research-oriented master's program in Psychology. This program is particularly well suited to provide a strong foundation for individuals seeking entry into Ph.D. programs in most subfields of Psychology. In addition, the program services the needs of students unsure of their future professional goals, of individuals wanting a more gradual transition between undergraduate and Ph.D.-level work, and for those seeking a terminal master's degree. More details...


M.S. Human Resource Development

The campus-based M.S. program provides excellent preparation for professional careers in all areas of human resources. Pre-Master's and Post-Master's certificate programs are also available. More details...


M.S. Human Resource Development (online)

An online version of the campus-based M.S. program also provides outstanding preparation for professional careers in the field of human resources. More details...