MA in Psychology

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Psychology is a science concerned with thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Psychologists study many topics including: how people perceive the world with their five senses; how people learn (and forget); how people relate to each other; how people develop their personalities; how people interpret and respond to social conditions; how organizations function; how to classify and understand the origins of psychopathology; how to intervene and treat psychological problems; how communities support health and well-being; and how non-human animal models can be used to understand human behavior.

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Our science transforms the human experience and inspires tomorrow’s leaders. Our students, faculty and alumni work endlessly to continue learning more about the world, growing their personal skills an ... Read More

Our science transforms the human experience and inspires tomorrow’s leaders. Our students, faculty and alumni work endlessly to continue learning more about the world, growing their personal skills and improving their communities. I am so proud to lead a College full of dedicated scholars, creative thinkers and overall world-changers. The students, staff, faculty and alumni of the College of Social Science work every day to make our world a better place. From studying how sleep affects our brains to how policies affect our communities to how greenhouse gases affect our planet, social scientists seek to understand and solve the world’s toughest problems. Read less