Welcome to the Department of Psychology

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WWU GIVE DAY - May 25, 2023


Support the Department of Psychology

Your donations can go THREE TIMES AS FAR with amazing matching opportunities!

2x Matching Opportunity for the Merle Prim Scholarship for Diversity and Inclusion

2x Matching Opportunity for Student Research and Conference Fund AND Unlock $1,000

PsychFest 2023

Join us Friday, June 2, to celebrate student research and scholarship!

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Après PsychFest Reception: 5:30-7pm on the AW Skybridge - Please RSVP

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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2023-24 Counseling Info Sessions

Interested in graduate counseling programs? Join us...


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
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Fall '23 Major Application Info Session

Join us for a brief program overview and application process review, including suggestions for crafting clear, authentic short answer essay responses. 

Dates Coming Soon

Fall '23 Major Application

Available Friday 9/29 @ 8:30AM through Friday 10/13 @ 11:59PM

Apply in THREE easy steps:

1. Submit a Major Application Webform

2. Complete the Major + Graduation Requirement Review 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