Do you wonder what makes people behave the way they do?
Or why they sometimes forget important information?
Are you fascinated by the human brain?
Mason’s psychology degree is designed for students with interests like yours.
As a psychology student, you complete a broad range of courses from social and abnormal psychology to cognitive and biopsychology. You can take advantage of special topics courses such as forensic psychology and romantic relationships.
Mason’s department combines the advantages of a large research instituion with the personal attention of a small college. You will be taught by outstanding professors, widely known for their research. The faculty regularly enlist undergraduates to assist in their research projects.
As a freshman, you may have the opportunity to be mentored by a member of Psi Chi, the psychology national honorary society. Your mentor will help ensure your success as a Mason student. In two or three years, you may become a mentor yourself.
All students have opportunities for research, global engagement, public service, and career preparation.
- Conduct an independent research project in close collaboration with a faculty member through honors in the major. Read more >>
- Work in a faculty lab to get hands-on research experience. Read more >>
- Do a service learning course, putting classrooom learning into practice. Combine a class in abnormal psychology with service learning in a mental health facility, for example. Read more >>