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Do you feel called upon to help people understand human behavior and navigate real-world problems in a variety of different environments?

A Psychology degree from Augusta University offers an experience like no other — one that gets you a Princeton Review top 10 undergraduate degree and provides opportunities to have a positive impact on people’s lives, whether directly out of college or after continuing through a graduate program. The Psychology program from the College of Science and Mathematics’ Department of Psychological Sciences offers students a fulfilling career pathway.

Psychology is for you if you consider yourself

Analytical and Strategic
Helpful and Nurturing

Program Information

Psychology Program

1201 Goss Lane
Augusta, GA 30912

Science & Mathematics Building

psychology@augusta.edu

706-737-1694

What You'll Study

Coursework

In the Psychology program, you’ll take classes in human learning, cognition, social psychology and biological development among others, finishing with a capstone project.

Course List | Track Sheet

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

 A wide variety of faculty and student research opportunities ensures you’ll have the chance to participate in exciting, career-building research.

The Augusta University chapter of the Psi Chi international honor society in psychology promotes scientific advancement in the field by encouraging scholarship. Together with the Psychology Club, it sponsors speakers and programs of interest for psychology students and the community.

Over 20 local internship sites means you have the chance to get valuable field experience before entering the workplace or moving on the graduate school.

 

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

 

New Home

A new, state-of-the-art building with 22 teaching labs, a tutoring center and a top floor dedicated to research is located on the Health Sciences Campus, maximizing educational and research opportunities.

 

Learning Community

The College of Science and Mathematics’ living learning community helps incoming freshmen thrive during that critical first year of college by offering a supportive network of like-minded students and plenty of engagement opportunities.

 

Tutoring Center

A tutoring center specifically for science and math students is located on the Health Sciences Campus, with similar help also offered at the Academic Success Center on the Summerville Campus.

Your Future

Career Options

Psychology graduates are valued by a variety of industries because of their ability to think critically, their strong communication skills and their excellent problem solving techniques. They can find rewarding careers as career counselors, childcare workers, market researchers, psychiatric technicians and many others.

According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for social workers is projected to be faster than average through 2030. Psychologists — Psychology graduates who have earned their doctorate in Psychology — have a median income of $81,040 per year.

 

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A Calling Like No Other

Why Augusta?

With numerous internship opportunities and classes small enough where your professors actually know you, the Augusta University Psychology program delivers an exceptional education that’s tailored for you.

A new building in the heart of the Health Sciences Campus puts Psychology students in the middle of the university’s research enterprise, maximizing opportunities for internships and mentorships.

A full range of student support services exists to make sure that students have the opportunity to find assistance, advice or mentorship.

Science & Mathematics News

people sitting in front of a building

Goss Lane reopened, drivers should beware increased student traffic

As of Nov. 1, Goss Lane has reopened for vehicle traffic in both directions.

Building

A vision for the future: Augusta University celebrates opening of new Science and Mathematics building

More than 100 guests gathered Sept. 30 on the Health Sciences Campus to celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Science and Mathematics building.

construction

Changes to traffic, pedestrian routes near Goss Lane to begin Aug. 20

Vehicle access to the Goss Lane parking deck via Wesley Gilbert Drive and Spellman Street will not be disturbed.

Classroom

Health Sciences Campus grows with addition of College of Science and Mathematics courses

The Health Sciences Campus will be hosting 132 additional classes to go along with the 144 classes already being offered.

An Education Like No Other

The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.