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Psychology Department

Why Major in Psychology at Washburn?

Psychology is a compelling and fascinating field of study. Psychological science attempts to understand the biological, psychological and sociocultural influences on how we think, feel and act. At Washburn, we believe that students with a scientific understanding of behavior will be well prepared to help others and participate as productive, informed members of a democratic society.

You will develop personal relationships with faculty and fellow students because of small class sizes.  The Psychology Department offers numerous opportunities for conducting research and completing internships.  Many of our students get to present their research at regional and national conferences.  

Enhance your educational experience by participating in a Washburn Transformational Experience, which allows you to take what you are passionate and transfer it to a leadership role, a study abroad experience, a community service opportunity, or a scholarly or creative endeavor.

Psychology Department By the Numbers

  • More than 650 students enroll in Basic Concepts in Psychology every year
  • More than 200 undergraduates have declared psychology as their major 
  • More than 70% of Washburn psychology majors are women
  • More than 20% of Washburn psychology majors enter graduate or professional schooI

Online Bachelor's Degree

It is now possible to earn your BA in Psychology entirely online. In fact, our online BA program has already been recognized for excellence by the Community for Accredited Online Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/best-online-bachelors-in-psychology/#best-college-ranking

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GET IN TOUCH WITH Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology
Henderson Learning Resource Center, Room 211
Washburn University
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1564
psychology@washburn.edu

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Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785.670.1509, eodirector@washburn.edu.

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