Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at UWF is committed to helping students adopt a scientific approach to understanding and evaluating behavior and mental processes, and to apply this approach in a variety of settings. Through our undergraduate and graduate curricular offerings, we prepare our students to pursue their career and life aspirations.

What Programs Does the Department of Psychology Offer?

Undergraduate Offerings

Undergraduate Offerings 

Graduate Offerings

Graduate Offerings

Why Should You Become Part of UWF Department of Psychology?

Learn from accomplished and highly regarded faculty

Meet the Faculty

Work with faculty as part of their Research Labs 

Learn more about Research

Obtain high quality academic advising 

Find your Advisor

Enrich your UWF experience through our student organizations 

Join a student organization


We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as certificates. The faculty’s applied psychological science specialties are varied and diverse so that multiple opportunities are available for a wide range of learning experiences.


Departmental Shout Outs!

Leading the charge in the study of Alzheimer’s disease – UWF faculty delve into dynamic treatment options

Dr. Arruda is part of the cutting-edge research on Alzheimer’s disease that is uncovering new information on the early detection and treatment of patients with the disorder, taking place at the University of West Florida. Arrudan along with two other Usha Kundu, MD College of Health faculty members are at the forefront of finding new methods to combat Alzheimer’s disease through their careful study of its progression.

Learn more about this amazing research