Degree programs in PennWest Edinboro's Psychology Department lay the foundation for
graduate study as well as a wide variety of positions in the mental health sector,
medical, legal and human services, research, government and more.
Why Study Psychology at PennWest Edinboro?
An undergraduate degree in psychology provides a pathway to a variety of careers.
At Edinboro, we are dedicated to providing opportunities through excellent academic
programs, student engagement, and the creation and application of scholarship.
Our students gain a strong foundation in core psychological content. They learn to
think critically, communicate effectively, understand statistical analysis, as well
as interpret, conduct and apply psychological research. These attributes are fundamental
to many career pathways and essential to those interested in pursuing a graduate degree.
We serve both students seeking to continue their education with graduate training
in psychology or allied fields, as well as those seeking a terminal liberal arts degree.
Alumni have applied their Edinboro psychology degrees to various career opportunities
including positions in counseling, mental health care, school settings, academia,
business and industry, the nonprofit sector and government.