If you’re looking for a major that is interesting and practical, consider psychology. You’ll learn how to use the scientific method to study people’s behavior and thought processes. Because you will learn psychological principles, critical thinking and effective oral and written communication, you’ll be prepared for a variety of careers. At MSUM, you’ll learn from and collaborate with knowledgeable, student-centered faculty and get hands-on experience working in well-equipped facilities designed just for students like you.
Research is embedded in the curriculum. You’ll have abundant opportunities to work closely with faculty on research topics that are important to you.
Conduct experiments in our diverse, well-equipped psychology labs and work side-by-side with professors who specialize in various psychology emphases.
Learning opportunities beyond the classroom are highly emphasized, including joining organizations like Psi Chi and Psychology Club, or joining our Psychology Learning Community.
The Red River Psychology Conference is a student-centered, professional meeting that provides students in the tri-college area and beyond with a valuable opportunity for professional presentation and review of their work.
Showcase your work by attending and presenting at local, regional and national conferences.
Psychology Student Success Stories
Laura Odgren earns her Specialist in School Psychology in a creative partnership through MSUM and schools.
Stacey Benson ('90) has received one of MSUM's 2023 Distinguished Alumni awards.
MSUM’s psychology program focuses on science and research with ten labs on campus you can carry out experiments in specialty areas like infant perception or body image perception. Here is just a sample of psychology careers that are predicted to have job growth in the next 10 years.
What are some Common Psychology Related Careers?
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