Welcome to the UWL Psychology Department homepage! We're excited you're visiting and invite you to explore the menu options to learn more about our department, our people, and what we have to offer to students.

Find out about the psych major and related minors, meet the faculty and staff, explore the courses we offer, and get information on academic advising, on- and off-campus involvement, career opportunities and grad school. You can also check out scholarships available to Psych students. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out!

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 750+ majors, 350+ minors, and many students from other programs.

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

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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