As a Psychology major, you will study how people think, feel, and interact with the world around them through the intersection of many disciplines, including biological and social sciences. With the opportunity to study and research in all the major areas of psychological inquiry, you will be prepared for careers throughout this broad field.


  • Exposure to broad perspectives in psychology (Biological, Cognitive, Developmental, and Clinical)      
  • Independent research projects in our human and animal laboratories, where students devise and conduct inquiry and present their findings
  • Off-campus mental health Internship opportunities for exceptional students        
  • On-campus field experiences in the department’s lab preschool and/or conducting research with faculty           
  • Opportunities to travel/present/network at research conferences


Psychology students prepare for a variety of careers including community mental health, human services, teaching, research, law, and business.

Muskingum Psychology majors have recently gone on to graduate school including:

  • Ohio University Master's Program in Social Work
  • Loyola University of Maryland Master's Program in Counseling Psychology
  • Chatham University Master's Program in Occupational Therapy
  • University of Pittsburgh Program in Neuroscience
  • The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
  • Capital University Master in Business Administration
  • Ball State University Master's Program in Social Psychology
  • Wright State University Program in Master's Program in Public Administration
  • Kent State University Master's Program in School Psychology
  • Ursuline College Master's Program in Art Therapy and Counseling
  • Miami University Master's Program in Sports Behavior and Performance
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