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Psychology Degrees


If you are naturally inquisitive and want to develop a deep understanding of human behavior and the mind, a psychology degree may be the right academic path for you. Psychology is an interdisciplinary subject that allows you to apply knowledge and skills toward multiple career paths, including:

  • Applied psychology
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Communications

As an undergraduate psychology major, you’ll develop a range of skills that are applicable over multiple industries. The undergraduate program offers BA and BS degrees in several areas of psychology from which you can choose a degree emphasis, including cognitive science, developmental psychology, forensic psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, mental health,neuroscience & behavior, and school psychology. A minor in psychology is also available.

The graduate program offers MA, MS, PhD, and EdS degrees, as well as a certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. Graduate study in the department is organized into seven areas:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Neuroscience & Behavior
  • Social/Personality Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • School Psychology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis program in conjunction with UNMC