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The Department of Psychology provides undergraduate training for those students who plan either to enter the work force 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.

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 department offers an online program for the certificate in the psychology of learning and exceptionality. The department is part of The Teachers College 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.

Pscyhology PDS

Find out the dates for our Professional Development Seminars.

Psychology Scholarships

Psychology Scholarships

Research + Resources

Research + Resources

About the Department

Many of your classes will be held in the VH345 Davis Lab, which had a complete renovation in summer 2018. VH344I and the entire third floor public spaces will be completely renovated in summer 2019, including creation of our own Learning Commons.

Department Faculty & Staff

Virtually every course you’ll take is taught by faculty. All of our faculty have the Ph.D. in their respective disciplines and extensive (typically, decades) of professional experience in their fields such as experimental psychology, counseling psychology, clinical neuropsychology, school psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, developmental psychology, etc.

Contact the Department

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