Feb 22, 2019  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.


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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
Website:  www.bridgew.edu/psychology
Phone:     508.531.1385

Degree Programs

  • Psychology, BS
  • Psychology, MA

Undergraduate Minor

  • Psychology

The following program is currently inactive:

  • Psychology, BA

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.

Educator Licensure

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.

Honors Program

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.

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