Psychology Program

Earn a degree with applications in a broad range of careers.

Southern Utah University’s psychology bachelor’s degree program explores the fascinating science of behavior and mental processes. Students may choose a research-focused course of study or the clinical/counseling-focused option. A research-focused major can lead to the more scientific aspects of a career in psychology. A clinical/counseling focus to the major is more in line with a future in counseling or human services. In addition, by taking the courses for a human services specialization, students can earn a social work license. Psychology professors are deeply involved in helping students choose courses that support their career goals and form strong mentoring relationships with students in classes.


Why Choose SUU for Psychology?

Students majoring in psychology may choose a research-focused course of study or the clinical/counseling focused option. A research focused major can lead to the more scientific aspects of a career in Psychology. A clinical/counseling focus to the major is more in line with a future in counseling or human services. In addition, by taking the courses for a human services specialization, students can earn a social work license.

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Psychology Undergraduate Research

Undergraduates conduct research with the help of faculty mentors. SUU’s undergraduate research and scholarship program provides grants, information, services and links to on and off-campus resources. Students present their research at the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science and or the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. Publication opportunities are available with the URC Undergraduate Research Journal and the Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences.

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