Excellence in teaching and research are hallmarks of the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Humboldt State University. Faculty members are drawn to the university by its stellar reputation for quality instruction, smaller classes, and excellent students, as well as the scenic beauty of a campus nestled between a redwood forest and the Pacific Ocean.

Mission Statement

The Department of Psychology at HSU offers an undergraduate major leading to the B.A. degree, a minor program, course options for general education requirements and electives, service courses for other majors, and three active graduate programs leading to the M.A. degree, including preparation for the California School Psychology Credential, and preparation for licensure as a Marriage Family Therapist (MFT), and studies in Academic Research.

Psychology Programs

Hands-on Learning

Research Participation for Psychology

Students serve as participants in research studies, and may have opportunities to assist with faculty research and to present and publish with faculty members in the department.

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Community Counseling Clinic

We're here for you. Our staff and students welcome the opportunity to assist you during times of emotional challenge.

PSYCH Talks

Since 2015 the Psychology department has be hosting a colloquium which provides HSU the opportunity to learn about psychological practice and research from experts in their fields and HSU students.

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Psych Talks - Dr. Matthew Callahan

 

Psych Talks - Jovonne Dempster, MSW