”Psychology has unlimited opportunities, allowing you to be both analytical and creative.”-Rachel Severson Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology
The scientific study of human behavior is applicable to almost every area of human life. Students of psychology learn to answer questions such as, “how is it that tragedy of the Holocaust could have happened?” or “what leads people to become depressed, and how can they get better?” and “what is the best way to remember the 10 items I need to buy at the grocery store?” Although answering these questions is meaningful, the study of psychology can also lead to tangible careers in mental health services, business, and research. Every time you order coffee, have a conversation with a loved one, or cast a ballot, psychology is at work.
At the undergraduate level, the Psychology Department at the University of Montana offers:
At the graduate level, our department offers:
The Psychology Department and beautiful UM campus sit at the foot of Mt. Sentinel. Our campus is flanked by mountains, rivers, and recreational areas. Missoula is a culturally vibrant community with farmer’s markets, art fairs, concerts, college sports, skiing, mountain biking, a symphony, and year-round events.
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UMONLINE OFFERS NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF PANDEMIC COURSE
Psychology of the Pandemic is a brand new fully online, self-paced, non-credit course where prospective students from all walks of life will have the opportunity to dive into the ongoing race to understand the COVID-19 virus and its impacts on our...
Kids, Confidence and Credibility
UM psychologists add to research on how children learn
By Courtney Brockman
Eliminate those filler words and convey certainty when speaking to children because true confidence is key for relaying information to kids, says a new study co-headed by a University of...
The Psychology Department is excited announce that the Indians Into Psychology (InPsych) Program has been funded for another five years. The program is currently recruiting qualified applicants and will review applications for admission in fall 2020 to the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program....