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BS - Psychology

Develop a deeper understanding of thought

Bachelor of Science - Psychology

Dive deep into the human mind and learn how to positively impact emotional and mental wellness in society.

Lots of career options

A psychology degree is versatile and can be a great option for several career opportunities including:

  • Public relations
  • Social work
  • Counseling
  • Human services/case management
  • Corrections/police work
  • Mental health
  • Human resources

Some degree paths may require education beyond a bachelor’s degree.

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Hands-On Learning

At ESU, there are built-in opportunities to do studies, internships, projects and networking. Whether you’re training rats in the animal vivarium, shadowing a local school psychologist, presenting original research at a conference or using your skills to work in the community, you’ll use what you learn in the classroom to get experience before you graduate. See what kind of cool classes you can take by viewing the complete degree requirements.

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We know one size degree does not fit all, so you’ll work one-on-one with your advisor to develop a degree plan that sets you up for your future. And because of our small class sizes, you get more opportunities to work closely with faculty who are experts in their field, and engage in hands-on learning, like original research, experiments, conferences and more.

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At ESU you'll be able to perform research as an undergraduate — alongside your professors. ESU offers vibrant student life through student organizations and professional development and you'll have access to our rat lab. Learn more by visiting the page below.

Reasons to study psychology


All kinds of scholarships are available to psychology students at ESU.

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Physical Address

Department of Psychology
(on the ESU main campus)
1701 Morse Road
Visser Hall, 3rd Floor
Main Office, Rm 327

Mailing Address

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