College of Arts and Sciences
About the Department

The Department of Psychology offers a program of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. The department recognizes that the methods of scientific inquiry can be applied meaningfully and fruitfully to the understanding of individual behavior. The curriculum is designed to provide the student with a strong background in the methodology and content of psychology. Majors receive sound preparation for graduate study as well as for entry-level positions in psychology and related disciplines.

The Department of Psychology offers the Masters of Science in Experimental Psychology (with concentrations in General Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience).  The program is designed to train students in the scientific methods of psychology in preparation for involvement in basic research and teaching, as well as for work in applied settings (e.g. clinical psychology or industrial/organizational psychology).  The M.S. degree program is designed specifically for students seeking to gain a solid foundation in empirical research for eventual entry into Ph.D. programs in scientific psychology or for students desiring to explore the field.  Students completing this program will be in a better position to apply for doctoral degrees in scientist/practitioner programs in clinical or counseling psychology, as well as doctoral programs in experimental psychology and neuroscience.  Graduates may also go on to related areas of employment such as laboratory assistants, market researchers, science writers and community college teaching.

Psychology faculty, graduate students and visiting researchers discuss their research beginning February 15.  Read more » 

News & Events
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  • PSYC and SHMS launch new eye-tracking lab. Laboratory open house on Friday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Jubilee 353. 

Academic Programs
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Faculty

Our faculty conduct internationally recognized research and innovative, technologically-enhanced instruction. Grounded in practical experience but exploring the frontiers of their disciplines, they are models of academic excellence.

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Location & Facilities
Jubilee Hall

Jubilee Hall. With six stories and more than 126,000 square feet of academic space, this structure provides a home for the Stillman School of Business, the College of Education and Human Services, the New Jersey Center for Civic and Law- Related Education and the Departments of Political Science, Psychology, Public and Healthcare Administration and Sociology and Anthropology. It contains 156 faculty and administrative offices and 30 teaching spaces, from seminar rooms that seat eight people to an auditorium seating 390. It also features a central, three-story skylit atrium where students and faculty can congregate informally. A major feature of the building is the technological capabilities it brings to the teaching and learning processes. These include fixed and flexible seating classrooms with the most contemporary information and distance-learning technologies that facilitate the transmission of lectures all over the world; laboratories with one-way observation mirrors; and classrooms with terminals for portable computers.

The University Libraries have notable resources, including extensive holdings of almost 600,000 book volumes, and 1,127 current periodical subscriptions, back-files of more than 6,500 serial titles, electronic access to full text articles in more than 25,000 journals, a broad selection of indexing and abstracting services in both digital and print formats, various microform collections, music CDs, and audiovisual aids.  A complete listing of database resources can be found at library.shu.edu

Contact Us

Department of Psychology
(973) 761-9484
Fax (973) 275-5829
psych@shu.edu
Jubilee Hall Rm. 339

Department Chair

Chair: Susan Nolan, Ph.D.
Address: Jubilee Hall, 345
Telephone: (973) 761-9485
E-mail: nolansus@shu.edu
Secretary: Ms. Willie Yaylaci

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