Program Highlights

  • Students learn skills that are marketable in a variety of professional fields both within and beyond the field of psychology, including careers in the human services professions, research professions, and opportunities in the business world.
  • Opportunities to gain hands-on, applied experience by completing field placements at various community agencies, and research projects on an assistantship basis with faculty conducting innovative research projects.
  • Preparation for admission into competitive graduate school programs in a variety of disciplines both within the field of psychology (e.g., clinical, cognitive, health, forensic, neuroscience, social, and developmental psychology) and beyond (e.g., mental health counseling, law school, medical school, business school, social work, journalism and communications degrees).

The Psychology Program at Daemen provides students with exposure to a wide variety of content areas including:

  • Forensic psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Cognitive psychology

Students have flexibility to choose elective courses in psychology and minor fields of study that meet their personal interests and professional goals. Our research sequence teaches many useful skills through hands-on projects. Students will be able to apply the findings of research on human behavior to promote healthy living and to facilitate appropriate change in institutions and in society.

Career Information

Additional Information

Kali Burke

Psychology

Before graduation, I was accepted into a PhD program in Cognitive Psychology at the University at Buffalo.  

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club spends much of its time together raising money for charity and engaging in community service activities.