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, and communications, to name a few.
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 degress 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 and an Applied Behavior Analysis program in conjunction with UNMC.
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