Psychology

What motivates you? How do you make decisions? The answers might surprise you.

About

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

Psychology majors at Emmanuel receive a broad liberal arts education as well as training in the specialized knowledge and skills of psychology. Students engage in research with faculty and present their findings at national conferences and in publications. Beyond the classroom, students are able to take advantage of the various research and internship opportunities in Boston, from world-class medical centers to nonprofit and human services organizations.

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The Emmanuel Effect

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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97%

of 2017 graduates within the science & health field who were seeking employment had found a job (by one year after graduation)

92%

of 2017 graduates within the science & health field who were seeking admission to graduate school had been accepted (by one year after graduation)