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Psychology

What You'll Study

Gonzaga University Department of Psychology offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with an optional research concentration, as well as a minor in Psychology. In our Psychology program, you will critically examine human behavior and the science behind it while gaining a deep understanding of the human experience and learning to connect that knowledge to life and the complex issues in today’s world.

Gonzaga Launches Careers

"Gonzaga University prepared me for my career by teaching me to build genuine connections."
Andrew Maldonado, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Major: Psychology, 2013

Faculty Labs, Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

Research is a significant aspect of our department, and you will have many opportunities to participate in faculty research or conduct your own research project. Gonzaga Psychology students have a strong record of presenting research and receiving awards for their work at major national conferences.

Through rigorous coursework, thoughtful discussion, and scientific inquiry, we will help you think critically, grow personally, and become inspired to use your psychology education to serve the greater good.

Alumni Achievements

Portrait of Alumni Allana Platt

Allana Platt ('18)

Psychology Major Alumni

I'm not sure I would have applied to law school without my background in Psychology. I cherish the Jesuit education that I received at Gonzaga and I truly believe that it's what makes the school so special.

Portrait of alumni Zachary Oxford-Romeike.

Zachary Oxford-Romeike ('16)

Psychology Major Alumni

My experiences in Gonzaga’s Psychology department not only prepared me for a career in Psychology, it also taught me how to get excited about learning and conducting research on questions I thought were important.

Portrait of Janelle Bieker ('18) Psychology Major

Janelle Bieker ('18)

Psychology Major Alumni

The knowledge I learned from Gonzaga's psychology department was foundational in my work at St. Anne's, a human services non-profit. It also inspired me to pursue graduate school.

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