Department of Psychology

Experience the benefits that result from gaining an in-depth understanding of human behavior.

As an undergraduate or graduate student in the Lewis University Psychology Department, you will have the opportunity to develop communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills through a variety of programs. Our Psychology programs provide students with several options of career preparation within the context of liberal learning. They emphasize a critical analysis of research and applied problems, the importance of recognizing individual uniqueness and cultural pluralism to foster a sense of community, and the recognition of human values in the context of psychological science.

Why choose the Lewis Psychology Department?

  • We care. You are not just a number; we create small class sizes to help provide individual attention to students.
  • We have faculty that come from a variety of backgrounds who bring their real world experiences in to the classroom.
  • We emphasize the application of psychological principles to real world situations.
  • Our flexible programs help prepare students for their chosen career.
  • You will have the opportunity to get your foot in the door with real world experience through field placements, internships, or practicums.
  • Our students have won awards for their outstanding academic achievements and many have presented their original research at various professional conferences.
Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in psychology, counseling, human resource management, or want a useful and interesting academic springboard into any profession, Lewis' Psychology major will help you explore the fascinating world of the human mind.

Undergraduate Programs

These programs have active chapters of Psi Chi (The International Honor Society in psychology), SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) & Psychology Club.

Graduate Programs

Student Talk

  • Stefanie Holden

    "I love Psychology - you get a great understanding for the social reactions and interactions you have with people. It helps explain a lot of different things that really go unnoticed by people who don't study it."