Welcome to the Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Western Washington University     offers undergraduate programs of study that provide a solid foundation in the concepts and methods of psychology, as well as courses and programs for students in many of the more specialized areas of this large and exciting field.

Graduate programs are offered in three areas: Experimental, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling.

The Department of Psychology also includes the Center for Cross-Cultural Research  and participates in an Interdisciplinary Behavioral Neuroscience program.

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Spring '23 Registration Prep Session

Preparing to apply during the 2022-23 academic year?

Join us for a brief program overview and ideal course selection review to help you prepare for Phase I registration.

Thurs, Feb 16, 4 to 5PM via Zoom


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2022-23 Counseling Info Sessions

Interested in graduate counseling programs? Join us...

Tues, 2/21/23 @ 4-5PM via Zoom

Wed, 5/17/23 @ 4-5PM room TBD

Please RSVP

Meet counseling faculty and current grad students and learn about:

  • WWU's Counseling Programs
  • General info including accreditation, expectations, coursework, etc.
  • Application process, tips, and Q&A

Spring '23 Major Application

Available Friday 3/31 @ 8:30AM through Friday 4/14 @ 5PM

Apply in THREE easy steps:

1. Submit a Major Application Webform

2. Complete the Major Application Quiz that matches your intended major

3. Submit responses to the Major Application Essay Questions

Need access to the quizzes and essay questions? Self-Enroll Here

Currently enrolled in PSY 203 as a transfer student?

Optional Step #4: Submit a Major Application Exception