Eastern Michigan University
College of Arts and Sciences
Psychology Department
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Tenure-track Positions (Fall 2016 openings)

Upcoming Events


Undergardauate Peer Advising Service (UPAS) Fall 2015 Schedule

Fall 2015 Faculty Advising Hours

Fall 2015 Instructor Office Hours          (please note that only full time faculty can advise)

The department is still looking for a work-study student to serve as a TA for one of our instructors. If intrested, please email a completed application to Ashley at astauffe@emich.edu. (Tuesday and Thursday availability required)

Study Abroad in Psychology                     We are happy to announce that PSY 453 will be offered as a Study Abroad course, for the second time, in Summer 2016. Check out some highlights from Psychology's first Study Abroad course, from Summer 2014, here!

Registration Note

Wait lists have been established for PSY 205 & PSY 301W. Further details about wait lists can be found here. Please DO NOT contact an instructor about an override for PSY 205 or 301W.

Psychology, as a discipline, is concerned with the experience, behavior, needs, desires and potential of human beings. It is basic to self-development, and to career fields and life pursuits that involve other human beings.

Objectives of the department are to provide a general and in-depth survey of the fields of the science of psychology for students interested in diversified career fields; to prepare undergraduate students to pursue graduate studies in order to enter one of the several professional career areas for which the major is required: clinical psychology, industrial psychology, school psychology, teaching and research in psychology, for example; and to help students who are interested in self-development obtain current and sound approaches to problems of topical interest.

Graduate study leads to a master’s degree in psychology with programs in general psychology, clinical psychology, clinical behavioral psychology and to the Ph.D. in clinical psychology. These programs are described in the graduate catalog.


Faculty Resources

The Psychology Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344