Psychology

Get psyched!

Does the name Pavlov ring a bell? Maybe you’re more classically conditioned to hearing the name Freud. Each of these people made extreme change in the world of psychology and we expect many of our students can have the same impact. Through our program you’re given opportunities far beyond any expectations.

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You’ll be able to get hands-on experience with student-faculty collaborative research, internship experience in a field that interests you, or you can immerse yourself abroad learning in the place psychology began. With several scholarships our students worry less about paying for college and spend more time focused on their studies.

With a psychology degree you can do really anything you imagine! You can go on to counsel students, specialize in behavior development, become a life coach or a company consultant, and more. There are so many options when you choose to study psychology. Our program is on its way to becoming the destination department for students to study this field. So what do you think? Are you ready to start your journey with us?

The psychology program at UWEC taught me the critical insight, research skills, and writing abilities I need to excel in my graduate program. Beyond that, I formed connections with faculty and classmates who taught me how to explore, be confident in my abilities, and put theory into practice.

Andrea Giachino | psychology alumna
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School psychology graduate program

Interested in helping children and working in an educational setting? Then get your Educational Specialist degree in school psychology. You’ll develop expertise in mental health, learning and behavior to promote positive outcomes for children and youth.

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Excelling in academics

Our two majors and one minor are rigorous, intensive, and ensure our students get the education they deserve. Choose between psychology or behavior analysis and get your degree going.

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The Campus Autism Program

Giving students hand-on experience while impacting the community is an added benefit to our department. We’re proud to have a program where we can bring students and community members children together.

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