Psychological Sciences

The Department of Psychological Sciences offers a B.S. degree with a major in Psychology, a Pre-Medicine Track, and a minor. We also offer three M.S. degrees in Clinical, General Experimental, and Applied Experimental Psychology. See our full course listing.

Psychology is one of the largest and most popular majors at AU and across the nation. Our alumni go into a wide variety of fields such as human resources, business, nursing, medical school, counseling, advertising, and research—just to name a few! Students who choose to get a graduate degree in psychology have further career options such as being a licensed therapist, academician, school counselor, statisticians, behavior analysis, genetic counselors, or sports psychologists.


Alumni Spotlight

We asked our graduates about their favorite part of the program. This is what they had to say.

What I most appreciated about the program was the support I received from the professors as well as my cohort. They truly went above and beyond what I could have asked for or imagined.

Susannah Turner
Psychology M.S., 2015

My favorite aspect of the program was the supportive & encouraging environment. The professors were dedicated to helping me gain research experience in my areas of interest.

Alyssa Clements
Psychology M.S., 2014

I forged invaluable working relationships as well as friendships with some of the faculty members, which have been a source of support and an excellent resource career-wise.

Hana Perkey
Psychology M.S., 2014

Gaining the hands-on experience of completing and working on research projects has been very valuable in getting me where I am today in my career.

Niju Phillip
Psychology M.S., 2012

Why Psychology?

Psychological Sciences is one of the largest and most popular majors at Augusta University and across the nation.

Our classes foster the understanding of human behavior, principles of development, cognition, social psychology, biological psychology and more.


Hands-on Learning & Experience

Our students take part in undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, the Leadership certificate, Honors classes and more.

Diverse Faculty Backgrounds

Our faculty is committed to teaching and conducting research in both the scientific and applied areas of psychology. Faculty areas of expertise include clinical, social, experimental, learning and cognition, biopsychology, and developmental.

Well-rounded Educational Experience

Students have a wide variety of psychology courses from which to choose, but additional experiences and opportunities are available beyond the classroom.