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The Psychology Department at UWL reflects a strong commitment to undergraduate research opportunities and to the application of psychological principles via volunteer and internship experiences in the community.  

Our 26+ instructors span the important subdisciplines of psychology such as clinical/counseling, cognitive, cross-cultural, developmental, educational, experimental, school, and social psychology. Approximately 30%+ of our undergraduates attend graduate school most often to obtain master's degrees in applied fields such as school psychology, social work, guidance counseling, occupational, and physical therapy. Currently, psychology serves 700+ majors, 350+ minors, and many students from other programs.

Our School Psychology (EdS) graduate program is accredited and boasts a 100% placement rate.

The Psychology Department uses the American Psychological Association Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major: Version 2.0. The full Guidelines are available here. Cool psy sign

  • Goal 1: Knowledge Base in Psychology
  • Goal 2: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking 
  • Goal 3: Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Goal
  • Goal 4: Communication
  • Goal 5: Professional Development