Chairperson: Professor Sandra Neargarder
Graduate Program Coordinator: Professor John Calicchia
Professors: Elizabeth Englander, Margaret Johnson, Orlando Olivares, Elizabeth Spievak
Associate Professors: Jonathan Holmes, Tina Jameson, Michelle Mamberg, Jeffrey Nicholas, Melissa Singer
Assistant Professors: Melissa Brandon, Janessa Carvalho, Danielle Kohfeldt, Laura Ramsey, Joseph Schwab, Caroline Stanley, Nesa Wasarhaley
Department Telephone Number: 508.531.1385
Location: Hart Hall, Room 315
- Psychology, BS
- Psychology, MA
The following program is currently inactive:
Click on Academic Programs for program information and requirements.
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 following department links for specific teacher licensure and program requirements: Elementary and Early Childhood Education or Special Education for students double majoring in elementary education, early childhood education or special education; or Secondary Education and Professional Programs for students minoring in secondary education (high school, middle school or PreK-12 specialist).
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.