Gain the Skills you need to better understand human behavior. With a degree in psychology from Wilkes, you'll prepare for a wide variety of exciting and meaningful careers both inside and outside the field of psychology.
|Program Type||Format||Credit Hours|
|Major, Minor||On-campus||120 (18 for minor)|
Why Study Psychology at Wilkes?
You'll learn from expert professors while experiencing the facilities and equipment used by today's psychological professionals. Our faculty are committed to developing mentoring relationships with you and will help you build on your strengths and reach personal and career goals. Choose from either the applied or research track. The applied track prepares you for entry-level positions in many fields that depend on an understanding of human behavior, while the research track gives you the methodological background to proceed to graduate school. You can even minor in sport psychology.
What Will You Learn as a Psychology Major?
- Gain a broad understanding of human behavior through your development of critical thinking and scientific inquiry skills. Practice research methods, project design and statistical analysis while learning to evaluate claims using scientific evidence.
- Develop an awareness and appreciation for the diversity of human experiences while learning about social and ethical responsibility both within the classroom and in professional settings.
- Learn to communicate effectively with others and work as part of a team, making you a valuable asset to a variety of potential employers.