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
MSUM continues legacy of serving high-need schools
MSUM is proud to be in partnership with Project Infuse. The program's mission is to provide equitable and culturally informed mental health services within high-need pre-K-12 schools through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Celebrating Dragon Veterans 2021 – Amy Leupp
Amy Leupp served four years in the U.S. Airforce station in a Combat Comm unit, which required staying under 24-hour deployment notice.
MSUM Alumni Operate Successful Moving Business
Midwest West Moving Company was started four years ago by three former MSUM Dragons.
As a Psychology major at MSUM, you’ll gain valuable real-world experience outside of the classroom.
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