Department of Psychology

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.

What You Should Know About the Undergraduate Psychology Major

Graduates from our program find employment in fields such as teaching, public relations, health education, social work, mental health, human resources, physician assisting, and many others. Or you can advance to graduate study at Emporia State or other top universities.

We offer three undergraduate psychology degrees — a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science in Education.

The faculty and students in the Department of Psychology have received numerous state and national awards.

You will have immediate opportunities to begin research in our psychology laboratory, partner with faculty on research projects, and present research at state, regional, and national conferences.

As a capstone experience your senior year, you will complete an undergraduate internship in the field.