Student News: Jordan David has been selected as SSU's American Psychological Association Campus Ambassador. Look for his promotion of APA activities and student membership opportunities this Fall!
Alumni Spotlight: Amish Patel (Class of 2023), currently a Ph.D. student at UC Merced, has been selected for the 2023-24 CSU Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program, which provides resources to enhance preparation for a tenure-track faculty career.
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Psychology is the study of the mind, behavior and experience. The department offers social, personality, developmental, and clinical courses as well as courses focused on health and wellness, mindfulness, ecopsychology, optimal development, and multi-cultural competence. Psychology is an extremely diverse field that attracts people with a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, and skills. Our goal is to empower students with the psychological knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to be effective agents of change in the world.

Psychology Department Decision Day Table

Degrees Offered

The Psychology Department currently offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology.


The psychology department is located in Stevenson Hall 3115.

Open Position (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, and/or Biological Psychology