Department of Psychology

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Undergraduate Programs

With your bachelor's degree in psychology, you can work in fields such as social work, personnel work, advertising, medicine, law, and theology and have the background necessary to apply for graduate work in psychology.

 

Undergraduate Forms

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Graduate Programs

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program

IUP offers a doctor of psychology degree in clinical psychology (PsyD) that places emphasis on professional applications of psychology and is accredited by the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Full disclosure data is available.

 

Educational and School Psychology Graduate Programs

Pursue a career as a behavioral specialist, certified school psychologist, public education or administration and more with an advanced educational and school psychology degree.

 

Center for Applied Psychology

The CAP provides advanced professional training to doctoral students and psychological services to the community.

Child Study Center

The Child Study Center provides pre-service practicum experience and training in psycho-educational assessment and intervention to school psychology graduate students.

Diversity Statement

We strive to cultivate an inclusive and diverse community because we understand that diverse groups bring diverse perspectives; this diversity produces better outcomes in a variety of contexts, including learning and decision making, and our ability to work with one another.

 

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News

IUP Professor of Psychology Part of Free Webinars on Addressing Violence Effectively

Pearl Berman, professor of psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be one of the presenters for two webinars on May 11 and May 17, free and open to all Pennsylvania residents, about addressing violence in Pennsylvania communities. The webinars are sponsored by a collaboration between IUP, the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan, and the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.

Psychology Day, April 29

The Psychology Department invites you to the 2022 Psychology Day. Since the 2016 spring semester, the last Friday of classes is our collective expression of enthusiasm for psychological science, featuring invited speakers along with psychology students and their mentors presenting their scholarship activities.

Perillo Receives Early Career Teaching and Mentoring Award

Anthony Perillo, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, recently received the 2021 Early Career Teaching and Mentoring Award from the American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41 of APA).

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion: Assessments of Learning Disabilities

Please join Professor Timothy Runge from IUP’s Psychology Department, on November 17 at 11:30 a.m. for a Zoom lecture discussing assessments of learning disabilities.

Psychological Colloquium: “Six things you knew about coronavirus (but didn't realize you did)”

Please join Professor Robin Goodwin from the Warwick University, United Kingdom, on November 5, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. for a Zoom lecture discussing psychological and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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