Psychology & Neuroscience

Behavior. Cognition. Motivation. How do these interact in humans? The answers might surprise you.


Psychology is a rich and varied discipline dedicated to the scientific study of the complexity and diversity of the mind and behavior. Covering a broad area of study, psychology includes the exploration of cognition, personality, memory, emotion, interpersonal relationships, psychological disturbance and psychotherapy.

At Emmanuel, psychology and neuroscience majors receive a broad liberal arts education as well as specialized training, knowledge and skills to succeed in a variety of settings, including hospitals and medical centers, schools, non-profit agencies and human services organizations. Our collaborative program provides outstanding opportunity to conduct research with faculty and present your findings at national conferences and in well-known publications.

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Emmanuel College graduates can be found making their mark at leading companies and organizations all over the city of Boston, across the country and around the world. But their path to success and fulfillment starts on campus, with a commitment to achieve at the highest level in their studies, in leadership roles and in student clubs and organizations, while engaging in purposeful work that honors their obligations to their communities and the wider world.

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of 2020 graduates within the science & health field who were seeking employment had found a job (by one year after graduation)


of 2020 graduates within the science & health field who were seeking admission to graduate school had been accepted (by one year after graduation)

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