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The psychology program guides students to develop a comprehensive awareness of human behavior through theoretical exploration and experiential learning.

The Department of Psychology offers rigorous courses in the study of animal and human behavior that provide the basis for careers in psychology, medicine, law, and business.

Our curriculum provides a solid foundation in the major sub-disciplines of psychology as well as upper-level courses that encourage you to think critically, design and carry out your own research projects, and develop the writing and oral skills to communicate your findings to a variety of audiences. Courses also provide opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills in applied settings and gain practical experience in relevant work settings. The integration of coursework, research seminars and internships is designed to help you match your interests to your goals.

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Psychology in the News:

  • #LifeAtWitt Greater Than Oneself: Rinn Ramcke '21 Completes Internship Working With Youth To Create Art At Project Jericho (published May 28, 2019)

  • #LifeAtWitt Meaningful Internship: Alyssa Stout '20 Made An Impact Through Her Work In The Womyn's Center (published April 17, 2019)

  • Brown Named: Wittenberg University Names New Keil Chair in Psychology (published March 13, 2019)

  • Summer Exploration: Wittenberg University Professors Lead Student Immersion Experience in Poland (published May 16, 2018)

  • New Program Opportunity: Wittenberg University and Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School Announce New Partnership in Graduate Education (published February 25, 2018)

  • Finding the Right Mix: Brian Ballenger ’81 Discovers His Passion in Art and Psychology (published December 5, 2017)

  • Seeking a Cure: Alumna's Research Reveals Links for Curing Depression (published November 14, 2016)

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