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

Psychology students in a classroom

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.



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.

Runge Completes Survey of Pennsylvania Educators' Preparedness to Address Student Trauma

Timothy Runge, Psychology, IUP collaborates with Timothy Knoster and Danielle Empson on a survey of PK-12 Educators in Pennsylvania.

Psychology Day, April 30

The Psychology Department invites you to the 2021 Psychology Day. Taking place on Zoom, this is our collective expression of enthusiasm for psychological science, featuring invited speakers and psychology students and their mentors presenting their scholarship.

Ammerman Authors Article on Driver Education Practices in Pennsylvania

PhD candidate Kathleen Ammerman was the primary author on the article “A Survey of Driver Education Practices in Pennsylvania,” which appeared in the 2020 fall/winter issue of Pennsylvania Education Leadership.