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About IUP's Department of Psychology

The Programs at IUPAttentive female psychology graduate student in lecture

The Department of Psychology offers programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The undergraduate program in psychology includes two programs for minors in psychology, a Bachelor of Arts degree, and an honors track at the bachelor’s level. At these levels, students gain an understanding of the methods and findings that characterize psychology as the science of behavior and mental processes. At the graduate level, a Psy.D. degree (Doctor of Psychology) is offered in the field of clinical psychology. See the Programs of Study section for specific information about program offerings.

The Faculty

The psychology faculty includes twenty-five full-time members.

The Facilities

The Psychology Department facilities are located primarily in Uhler Hall, located at 1020 Oakland Avenue. Uhler Hall is equiped with state-of-the-art classrooms and research facilities in addition to the Center for Applied Psychology. IUP’s main website presents maps and directions to campus.

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About the field of Psychology

The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 148,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.

The Association for Psychological Science (APS: previously American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1988 to advance scientific psychology and its representation as a science on the national level. APS grew quickly, surpassing 5,000 members in its first six months. Nineteen years later, over 18,500 psychologists in the United States and abroad—whose specialties span the entire spectrum of scientific, applied, and teaching specialties—are members of the association.

  • Psychology Department
  • Uhler Hall, Room 101
    1020 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2426
  • Fax: 724-357-2214
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.