Chairperson: Professor Sandra Neargarder
Graduate Program Coordinator: Professor John Calicchia
Professors: Elizabeth Englander, Margaret Johnson, Teresa King, Jeffrey Nicholas, Orlando Olivares, Elizabeth Spievak
Associate Professors: Jonathan Holmes, Tina Jameson, Michelle Mamberg, Laura Ramsey, Melissa Singer
Assistant Professors: Melissa Brandon, Ashley Brown, Janessa Carvalho, Wen jui Cheng, Holly Grant-Marsney, Theresa Jackson, Danielle Kohfeldt, Michael Root, Joseph Schwab, Caroline Stanley, Nesa Wasarhaley
Location: Hart Hall, Room 315
- Psychology, BS
- Psychology, MA
The following program is currently inactive:
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Bachelor of Science
The objectives of the Department of Psychology are to 1) provide all students with an understanding of psychology and what psychologists do; 2) give students (where applicable) a background in psychology that will help them do their jobs better; 3) give our terminal majors sufficient training to enhance their opportunities for vocational placement in psychology-related occupations; 4) give our majors who intend to become professional psychologists sufficient preparation to permit them to be competitive in achieving admission to and success in graduate school.
Students interested in seeking Massachusetts teacher licensure should refer to the appropriate department links for options and requirements for second majors: Elementary and Early Childhood Education , Secondary Education and Professional Programs , or Special Education . Students should also consult Educator Preparation and Licensure Policies and Procedures for professional education admission and retention information as well as important institutional deadlines.
The honors program in psychology provides highly motivated psychology majors with opportunities to enhance their academic program through intensive scholarly study and research designed to be of assistance in postgraduate employment or in the pursuit of an advanced degree in psychology. Contact the Department of Psychology for further information concerning eligibility and application.