Welcome to the Psychology Department's homepage. Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior.
The psychology major is one of the most popular majors at William Paterson University. The major consists of 38 credits comprised of five core courses and additional courses in the following areas: developmental psychology, social psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, and physiological psychology. Our psychology faculty are dedicated teachers and distinguished scholars. Browse our website to learn more about our faculty, the major, and psychology in general.
Also be sure to check out the Honors Program in Social Science, the Cognitive Science Honors Program, the Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology Honors Program, and the W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute. To learn more about graduate study in psychology, visit our Careers in Psychology page. We have a M.A. program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology and will offer a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) starting in Fall 2015. You can follow us on facebook and twitter.
For help with psychology coursework, see a tutor in our Peer Tutoring Program.
NOVEMBER 1-7 is Advising Week: see any advisor during our extended office hours.
Department of Psychology
Science Hall East, Room 2062
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: (973) 720-2148
Fax: (973) 720-3392