Our Mission

To provide the highest quality educational experience and training for undergraduate and graduate students by integrating them into our core teaching, research, and service activities. The department is committed to excellence in research and scholarship in psychological science. Student involvement in all these areas is integral to our mission.

Our Vision

The Department of Psychology will be a nationally and internationally recognized model for undergraduate and graduate education. Students and faculty will make significant contributions to the science and practice of psychology. Our graduates will become meaningful members of the local, national, and international communities of scientists, practitoners, administrators, and policy makers.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Produce internationally recognized state-of-the-art research and scholarship
  • Cultivate a collegial atmosphere that fosters the hiring and retention of a diverse collection of outstanding faculty
  • Prepare the next generation of critical thinkers, researchers, and practitioners in the behavioral sciences by providing innovative learning experiences
  • Address the mental and behavioral health needs of the community through research, teaching, and service