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Why Study Psychology at Madonna University?

  • Full-time faculty with career experience practicing in the areas of clinical and research psychology.
  • Adjunct faculty who bring a wealth of experience from an array of sub-disciplines within the field, including forensic, industrial/organizational, and child psychology.
  • A choice of three different concentrations within the major (I.e., general psychology, mental health, and business) that allows students the chance to specialize in a content area that will best prepare them within their career goals.
  • Individualized, student-led research opportunities.
  • Active chapter of PSI CHI, the national psychology honor society.
  • Bachelor’s Degree opens the door to dozens of different careers.

As a student in the Psychology Department you will graduate with a solid foundation in the understanding of the whole person through exploration of research-based practice in psychology within the context of the values and goals of Madonna University. Students who choose psychology as a major soon learn that a career as a psychologist requires graduate study. The department prepares students for strong applications to graduate programs by promoting the development of responsible scholarship, knowledge of major findings and issues in psychology, an open and inquiring mind and an appreciation of the diversity of human life. All students learn to think psychologically, to apply psychological principles to a professional setting and begin to understand how to apply their strengths to careers in psychology and related fields. The specialized curriculums in Mental Health Psychology and in Business Psychology afford an opportunity for those who select one of these options to experience the application of their coursework through internships and cooperative education. Many students use this experience as support for graduate applications or to add to their resume for entry-level positions in organizations seeking new employees with skills in research, leadership, and human behavior.

Careers Undergrad/Grad School Employers of Alumni
Case Work (BS in Psychology from MU) Vista Maria
Loan Officer University of Toledo Quicken Loans
Security Madonna University Probation Offices
Foster Care/Adoptions Western Michigan University Orchards’ Children’s Services
School Psychology Wayne State University Milan School District
Professor of Psychology University of Detroit Mercy Washtenaw Community
Behavioral Analysis   University Physicians Autism Center
Industrial/Organizational Psychology   Local Hospital Administration
Clinical Psychology   Michigan Department of Corrections