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Have a passion for helping people? We can prepare you to make a positive impact in their lives.


Psychology provides undergraduate study for those students who plan either to enter the workforce upon graduation or do graduate work in psychology. Undergraduate preparation is also offered for students who plan to teach psychology at the secondary level or minor in psychology.

Why should you study psychology at Emporia State University?

At the graduate level (master's degree), training is provided in Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Experimental Psychology, School Psychology, and - in conjunction with other key departments - Trauma-Informed Education: Social-Emotional Learning and Psychological Well-Being Certificate. The Specialist in Education degree is also offered in School Psychology. In addition, the discipline offers an online program for the certificate in the psychology of learning. Psychology is part of The School of Applied Health Sciences at Emporia State University.

Undergraduate Majors + Minor

If you have a passion for helping people cope with life issues and reach their full potential, Emporia State can equip you with the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to make a positive impact in their lives.

Graduate Degrees + Certificate

Whether its our graduate programs in Clinical Psychology or School Psychology, our faculty have decades of experience in the field to prepare you to work with the people you want to help.

Online Programs

We offer two certificate programs and one degree program you can study completely online.

Explore Psychology

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In addition to other scholarships available through Emporia State University, there are scholarships allocated specifically to psychology majors each year.

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About Psychology

Psychology consists of the following degree programs: BS/BA/BSE in Psychology, MS in Clinical Psychology, MS in Psychology with concentrations in School, Educational, and Experimental Psychology, and the Ed.S. in School Psychology.

About Psychology
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Faculty + Staff

Virtually every course is taught by faculty members and professional instructors. All of our faculty have a Ph.D. in their respective disciplines and extensive professional experience in their fields such as experimental psychology, clinical psychology, neuropsychology, school psychology, educational psychology, developmental psychology, etc.

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Apply to Emporia State University


If you are ready to join the Hornet Nation as an undergraduate, head to the Undergraduate Admissions page.


If you are ready to pursue a certificate or advance your degree as a graduate student, head to the Graduate Admissions page.

Contact Psychology

Physical Address

1701 Morse Road
Visser Hall, 3rd Floor
Main Office, Rm 327

Administrative Specialist

Carleen Dvorak,
fas fa-phone 620-341-5317

Mailing Address

Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4031
Emporia, KS 66801