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Daemen College’s Psychology Program provides students with an understanding of the science behind human behavior, the tools to research the human mind, and the skills to communicate effectively with other members of the scientific community. Students have the flexibility to choose elective courses in psychology and minor fields of study that meet their personal interests and professional goals.   

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).
  • 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.

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

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Shannon Meyers


My academic experience has been unbelievable. The department has many electives that adhere to different disciplines within psychology so I was able to take classes... ​ Read More

Liysah Abbey Hamidu


I decided to become a psychology major because I enjoy learning about the way that people think and the effects of experiences, beliefs, and social factors on a person's behavior.  Read More

Psychology Club

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

Contact Denise Emer, Department Chair, for more information about our program.