B.S., General Psychology

At Marywood, you'll find supportive faculty, state-of-the-art laboratories, opportunities for field experience, and outstanding preparation for a career in the traditional or emerging psychological professions

A background in psychology from Marywood will serve you well in almost any area of endeavor, because the faculty seeks to provide you with an in-depth understanding of human behavior and is committed to a broad interdisciplinary study of humanity. You'll be trained in scientific and critical thinking and in research methods and computer use; you'll learn to see psychology as an approach to solving problems and discovering new ideas. Knowledge gained at Marywood can serve as a basis for the graduate work needed for careers in such areas as clinical, industrial/organizational, health, social, experimental psychology, and more. Or, you can use your studies as a springboard for a variety of careers from criminology or counseling to personnel management or statistical research.

Whatever you choose to do, you'll find the study of psychology will provide you with the opportunity to make significant contributions to society. You'll be well on your way to the goal of every Marywood student's education: learning to live responsibly in an interdependent world.