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Psychological Sciences

The Department of Psychological Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science with a major in Psychology, a Pre-Medicine Track, and a minor. We also offer three Master of Science degrees in Clinical, General Experimental, and Applied Experimental Psychology. See our full course listing.

Psychology is one of the largest and most popular majors at AU and across the nation. Our alumni go into a wide variety of fields such as human resources, business, nursing, medical school, counseling, advertising, and research—just to name a few! Students who choose to get a graduate degree in psychology have further career options such as being a licensed therapist, academician, school counselor, statisticians, behavior analysis, genetic counselors, or sports psychologists.

 
 

Alumni Spotlight

We asked our graduates about their favorite part of the program. This is what they had to say.

The program provided me excellent support as a student and budding professional. I improved­ critical thinking and research design skills with my mentors and cohort’s help.

Fred Baker
Fred Baker
Psychology M.S., 2018

My favorite aspect was faculty’s unwavering support and expectations encouraged me to produce the best research possible. I truly appreciate their knowledge and diligence.

Matt Gehr
Matt Gehr
Psychology M.S., 2019

The rigor of the program prepared me immensely at the doctoral level. It also provided me with key mentors and colleagues who have encouraged me along my journey.

Abby Lucas
Abby Lucas
Psychology M.S., 2019

The program gave me with the opportunity to become a well-rounded clinician. I was able to get fundamental hands-on experience in assessment, therapy, and research.

Yamil Santana
Yamil Santana
Psychology M.S., 2020
 

Why Psychology?

Psychological Sciences is one of the largest and most popular majors at Augusta University and across the nation.

Our classes foster the understanding of human behavior, principles of development, cognition, social psychology, biological psychology and more.