Psychology Department

In the WSU Psychology Department, you’ll learn skills in critical thinking, communication, research, and human interactions that will allow you to succeed in many different careers. 

Specifically, you’ll learn about: 

  • The scientific study of human thought and behavior
  • The examination of the human experience at the biological, cognitive, and social levels
  • The application of scientific theories of human behavior to real world setting

Our program will also prepare you for further graduate level study in psychology or related fields.

Program Highlights

Our Mission

Our mission is to develop students’ understanding of the causes and consequences of human thought and behavior while encouraging the application of this knowledge to their personal and professional lives. 

Contact the Psychology Department
Psychology Department
Phelps Hall 231

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:30am-4pm

John Johanson
Department Chair


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Mary Deering
Office Manager


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