Psychology is an integral part of a liberal arts education. Students will develop the tools needed to pursue scientific scholarship in the field of psychology while getting opportunities to deepen their problem-solving, communication and critical thinking skills as their studies in psychology intersect with other academic areas.
Students studying psychology at Transylvania often choose to apply their understanding of human behavior to careers in a variety of settings—clinics and hospitals, K-12 schools and universities, corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations.
Transylvania has a dynamic group of faculty representing the major sub-disciplines in psychology, allowing students broad exploration and knowledge in the field, which is experience that employers and graduate schools value. Our location in the heart of Lexington provides many opportunities for internships and collaboration with professionals in laboratory, clinical and non-profit settings.