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Psychology Minor

Enhance your degree with a minor in psychology

Psychology Minor

Do others commonly approach you for help with personal problems? Have you always wanted to learn how people’s minds work? Do you have compassion for those struggling with mental health issues? Are you intrigued by the idea of using the science of psychological well-being to improve happiness and functioning in the modern world? Emporia State’s psychology program will give you the skills to delve deep into these areas and more.

What can you do with this minor?

The study of psychology is helpful in any field of work, as it lends insights into people's behavior and helps with interpersonal relationships, thereby leading to better interactions with coworkers, bosses and customers.

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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, (like training your own rat), you can take by viewing the psychology minor course requirements.

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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