Psychology students learn the science and practice of supporting individual and community health by engaging in research, classroom experiences and internships.

Analyze the Roots of Human Behavior

  • Psychology students explore the roots of human behavior and apply that knowledge to help people adopt behaviors and structure environments that will increase their longevity, performance and quality of life.
  • We offer strong and active collaborations with community partners around the Kansas City metropolitan area.
  • Our field practicum/internship class allows students to earn course credit through internships with community agencies.
  • Students work independently under the supervision of a research mentor and participate as research assistants on varied teams and projects, gaining first-hand knowledge about psychology research from faculty who are national and international leaders in research.
  • As the largest undergraduate major on campus, our bachelor's degree program includes a vibrant network of peers and energetic, engaged faculty.
  • Students interested in graduate education in psychology can pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, accredited by the American Psychological Association, or the Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences option.
  • The Propel programs allow high school students and young adults with intellectual developmental disabilities the opportunity to explore employment and education on a major university campus.

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Career Paths for Psychology Majors