Why Major in Psychology at Penn State Behrend?

Consider majoring in Psychology if you would like to: learn more about people and their behavior, help those with psychological disorders, understand human development, learn how people interact in groups, understand aggression, study the brain’s impact on behavior, increase self-understanding, and solve real world problems.

At Penn State Behrend, students majoring in psychology develop the skills employers want such as: using sciencebased approaches to solve real-world problems, conducting research independently, demonstrating teamwork, developing project management capabilities, and developing presentation skills. Graduates often go on to work in the mental health fields, social services, business, and in applied and basic research in the profit and non-profit sectors.