Welcome to the Department of Psychology at Montana State University!
Thank you for visiting our department. We hope you enjoy exploring the links to our academic programs and research activities. Psychology is a social-behavioral science and thus entails the scientific study of social, cognitive, and behavioral processes of humans and other animals.
The Department of Psychology will provide a collaborative environment for innovation and scientific discovery in psychological science and for attainment of psychological literacy.
The Department of Psychology strives:
To achieve this mission, we offer a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and a two-year Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Psychological Science. Our undergraduate curriculum introduces students to core areas in psychology and emphasizes scientific theory, terminology, research methodology, and discovery and findings in psychological science. Through upper-division coursework and hands-on learning opportunities in research laboratories and field practicum experiences undergraduate students acquire psychological literacy. Our graduate curriculum focuses especially on advanced research training and offers graduate coursework, thesis credits, research colloquia, and individualized mentoring and prepares students for admission into a doctoral program or employment.
Please contact us if you would like any additional information about our programs.