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What You Achieve by Studying Psychology

  • Research and critical thinking skills
  • A thorough understanding of psychology's theoretical foundations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly-valued collaboration skills
  • Experiential learning
  • Internship opportunities
  • Preparation for graduate and professional programs, as well as the workforce

What You Can Expect

From teaching to scholarship, service to scientific endeavors, our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a top-tier education. You can expect:

  • Instruction from nationally recognized and award-winning faculty
  • Access to award-winning programs
  • Dedicated advising staff for academic support and career planning
  • Access to experts who will connect you with resources and opportunities within DePaul and community-based organizations
  • Supervised research experiences, including undergraduate honors projects
  • A large and diverse community of students
  • Internships in an array of organizations
  • Opportunities to join the Psychology Club, PSI CHI, Peer Mentoring and more

Degree Programs Offered

DePaul offers eight undergraduate degree concentrations, which allow students to develop specialized training in psychology -- including an online degree completion program. There are two master's programs and four doctoral programs, which provide extensive experience and training in both scientific and applied careers in psychology. 

"A major reason I chose DePaul’s clinical program was the in-depth training they provide in multicultural and diversity issues, and their commitment to serving underserved populations."

C. Danko
Advanced Clinical Program Doctoral Student