Undergraduate Admissions
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Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and cognitive processes to understand the human condition and explain behavior using scientific methods. Psychologists serve as health practitioners who manage and treat psychological disorders, business professionals who foster a healthy and productive workplace, and researchers who solve practical problems. You’ll be prepared for graduate school or entry-level positions in numerous fields.

Take courses like:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Critical Thinking for Social and Behavioral Sciences

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Gaining an extra technological edge in your education by using cutting-edge technology such as eye trackers, virtual-reality interfaces, and neurophysiological recording equipment
  • Studying the relationship between Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and creativity in children through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
  • Co-authoring a paper that appears in professional journals such as the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Brain and Cognition, and the Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
  • Learning from world-class faculty in small classes, allowing you to know your professor on a first-name basis

Get a job like:

  • Counselor
  • Behavioral analyst
  • Human factors scientist
  • Psychologist

Work for companies like:

  • Public health organizations
  • Social services
  • Universities
  • Private practices

Learn more about psychology at Michigan Tech!