Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology provides a rigorous academic experience that prepares its students for a variety of careers involving human behavior and thought processes. Consistent with the University-wide commitment to top tier education, the Department Faculty employ a synthesis of classic and cutting edge teaching techniques inside and outside of the classroom.
At Monmouth, we take a strong generalist approach to education that combines a breadth of experience with the mastery of key skills that prepare students for a variety of careers and further avenues of study.
Students who study psychology at Monmouth University enjoy the benefit of:
- Unparalled research training at the undergraduate level, where all students take three research courses with labs, then conduct and present their own empirical thesis.
- Close research collaborations with faculty that provide graduate-level experience as an undergraduate. These opportunities often result in publications and professional conference presentations.
- Active student organizations dedicated to fostering students' professional development and service to the community.
- Strong preparation for a variety of graduate programs.
- Many opportunities for real world experience where students can apply their knowledge in the field through internships and clinical courses.
- A breadth of career opportunities, including employment in business and industry, government, social agencies, hospitals, clinics, and in fields such as personnel, sales, management, psychological testing, vocational guidance, clinical work, school psychology, college teaching, social service, and research.