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Department of Psychology


Psychology at Morgan State University

student presenting to a crowd of listenersA degree in psychology affords the individual many career options and opportunities. Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The field of psychology is not only interesting but is diverse. In understanding behavior, psychologists do so in a variety of environments and in many ways. Various areas in psychology are represented within subfields that include clinical, counseling , social, industrial/organizational, neuroscience, physiological, developmental, cognitive, school, educational, health psychology, and psychometrics. Graduates with degrees in psychology have worked in industry, the government, foundations, academic and research environments, mental health settings, and many others. Morgan graduates have also used their degrees to pursue careers as physicians, lawyers, mental and public health providers, and entrepreneurs. A Morgan undergraduate psychology degree gives you a solid foundation and provides ample opportunities for internships to gain research experience that affords you competitive entry in graduate and professional schools or entry into the workforce. The Graduate Program in Psychometrics offers both a Master of Science (M.S.) and a Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D.) A Morgan graduate degree in Psychometrics qualifies you to enter a variety of careers including those in private industry, government, and academia. Psychology at Morgan State University is "Educating the next generation of scholars in the behavioral sciences".

Alumni Connections

We want to hear from YOU! The Psychology Department wants to maintain contact with our former students. Please share what you're doing and stay connected. We also want to keep you posted about the department and our activities. Please click on this link and provide your updated information. This information will be maintained in a departmental database that will be used to track alumni career paths and to share information with you about the department. The database will only be accessible by the Chair and Administrative Assistant. Thank you for being a part of our family.