Our undergraduate program in Applied Psychology develops your skills to bridge psychological theory, research, and practice. You will gain an understanding of various psychology subfields, including developmental, social, community, and counseling, as well as have opportunities to engage in research and practice with the department’s renowned faculty and in field placements across the city.
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A key component of the Applied Psychology major is our sequence of fieldwork placements and seminars. These field experiences are closely supervised and take place in schools, social service agencies, psychiatric hospitals, legal clinics, and youth centers.
Applied Psychology students with a record of exceptional achievement are welcome to apply to our Honors Program. Seniors accepted to the program are required to conduct an independent research project on a topic of their choice under the close mentorship of an Applied Psychology faculty member.
Study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students in the Applied Psychology program.