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Psychology, B.A., B.S.

Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. This basic and applied science includes the study of thought, action, and emotion. Psychologists study how people influence and interact with one another, how they develop, and the role that biological mechanisms play in psychological processes.

National Job Growth

Psychology opportunities are projected to grow 8% in the U.S. by 2025.

Michigan Job Growth

Psychology opportunities are projected to grow 5% in Michigan by 2025.

Internships and Research Opportunities Available

Psychology students gain hands-on experience through internships and faculty-mentored research opportunities.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The Department of Psychology offers a psychology major and minor.

Why Study Psychology at Grand Valley?

Program Details