Wayne State University's Department of Psychology provides a broad spectrum of undergraduate education that prepares students for graduate study in psychology, or other related fields. A major in psychology also can prepare students for medical school, business school, and law school. We have a dynamic, dedicated faculty with wide ranging interests and active research programs in almost all areas of modern psychology.
The Psychology Department is composed of over 40 full-time faculty and a wealth of supporting part-time faculty. The Department is strengthened by an instructional specialist, a computer specialist, several post-doctoral research assistants, full-time staff, and numerous student assistants. The Department has facilities for research and applied work in several buildings on campus.
The Psychology Department typically receives $3 to 4 million in grants and contracts annually, with many opportunities for undergraduates to receive research training. We currently have more that 200 graduate students and countless undergraduates conducting research. These students attend seminars and colloquia, submit research grants, travel to professional meetings, and publish in scholarly journals.
Apply today to the College of Liberal Arts and sciences to get started on your Psychology major here at Wayne State.
If you are planning on transferring to Wayne State from any other university or community college, be sure to check out the transfer page for a guide on transfer equivalencies.
It is important to meet with an advisor to determine whether your credits will transfer.
Psychology majors are required to attend an informational majors meeting before meeting with the psychology advisor. More information can be found on the advising page.
Learn how to declare Psychology as your major.
Learn how to declare a General Psychology or Health Psychology minor.
Wayne State offers a large number and variety of undergraduate courses covering many areas of Psychology. Check out the class schedule to see what classes are currently being offered.
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What can you do with a Psychology degree? Learn more about future career options in Psychology.