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Department of Psychology


Psychology Department COVID-19 Update
As a response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus), to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff, the Psychology Department will be operating remotely from an off-campus location. Our on-campus offices will remain closed until further notice. You may still contact our office by calling 443.885.3290 during business hours or by emailing Our faculty and staff remain committed to student success. Be safe.

Please see Morgan State University's coronavirus web page for more information and updates.

Psychology at Morgan State University

A 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".