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Undergraduate Programs

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Study thoughts, feelings, and behaviors — and make connections.

As a psychology major at Clark, you’ll be trained to deal with real-world problems and to make a difference in the lives of the people you study. Our program emphasizes inquiry-based work that orients knowledge and inquiry to how it can be put to use. You’ll be prepared to work collectively, often on hands-on projects, and also to work closely with graduate students as members of faculty-led research teams.

Numerous visiting (and often internationally renowned) scholars are present in the department every year, actively participating in research teams and in intellectual gatherings in which the scholarly integration in the department takes place.

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Major in Psychology

Psychology majors participate in a rigorous program and become familiar with experimental, statistical, and qualitative methods. You’ll collaborate with professors and doctoral students on research projects that may be presented at prestigious scientific conferences.

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Undergraduate Research

As a psychology major, you can pursue research in different ways: lab/research courses; the department’s Honors Program; directed study and capstone research; year-round, noncredit opportunities; and Fall Fest/Academic Spree Day projects. You also can apply for research funding and awards.

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Careers and Internships

Undergraduate psychology majors gain research and internship experience leading to fulfilling careers in a range of fields — from clinical practice, research, and teaching to human resources and social work.

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Study Abroad

Explore Clark’s Study Abroad and Away Program, which offers opportunities to gain world and workplace experience to complement your on-campus work. The University approves semester, year-long, and summer opportunities to earn credit through academic coursework, internships, community-based learning, or research.

Contact Information

Frances L. Hiatt School of Psychology

Office Location
  • Jonas Clark Hall, 3rd floor
    950 Main Street
    Worcester MA 01610
  • 1-508-793-7274
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