The best psychology major is one that provides an empirical and theoretical understanding of the basic knowledge, concepts and methods of psychology through a curriculum taught by professionals who have worked in the field.

Mount Mercy University’s psychology degree program presents a scientific approach to the study of individual behavior and experience. Many courses in the university’s psychology major emphasize self-awareness and critical thinking, which will prepare a student for advanced study or pre-professional employment.

Mount Mercy’s psychology major can be combined with a number of other majors and minors to supplement training in a related professional program.

The university has many close ties with organizations throughout eastern Iowa so students have opportunities for internships and experience before graduation, putting them ahead of other eastern Iowa psychology majors.

Students wishing to pursue a graduate degree are perfectly suited for Mount Mercy University’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy degree.