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Studying Psychological Science at Weber State

Psychological science is a versatile program for students who have a drive to understand complex human nature. A degree in psychological science prepares you for a career in research and for graduate studies in the psychological sciences or social work.

Psychological Science Highlights

The psychological science department offers small class sizes and an integrative program that combines community-based research and classroom instruction. Department faculty are active in their fields, regularly pursuing research grants and publishing their findings in peer-reviewed academic journals. They bring this expertise to share in the classroom.

Beyond the Classroom

You can work on one-on-one research projects with faculty. You can also participate in community-based research projects to gain real-world experience and build relationships with working professionals in their field.  

Katie Barker

Class of 2017

“The real draw to this program are the professors and the direction that comes from close working relationships. Education requires self-determinism, but any successes I may have will be a reflection of the committed and thoughtful people of the department.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

Build a strong foundation in research and analytics, and tailor your coursework in the areas of psychologicalsScience that best fit your academic and career goals.

A degree in psychological science helps you develop skills in:

  • Statistics
  • Research methods
  • Counseling
  • Business psychology

What You Can Do After Weber

As a graduate of the psychological science department, you are prepared for a variety of careers with private and public organizations. A psychological science degree is also a great base for graduate studies in law, psychology, social work and other fields.

Job titles for psychological science graduates include:

  • Outreach community coordinator
  • Peer mentor
  • Youth coach
  • Research assistant

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for psychological science graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more... 

Faculty Perspective

The psychological science department offers students the opportunity to implement their learning through hands-on experiences.

Aaron Ashley

Through high-quality instruction, psychological science students gain discipline-specific knowledge, scientific values and interpersonal skills.

Leigh Shaw