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?
- Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
- Obtain a broad foundation in psychological science
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- Pursue a degree with an emphasis on engaging in psychological science
- Certificate in Human Resources
- Apply psychological principles to the management of human resources
- Minor in Psychology
- Learn more psychological science as you work towards your baccalaureate degree
- Minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology
- Explore the connections between health, exercise, and psychology
- Master of Psychology: Counseling
- Adopt a scientist-practitioner approach as you pursue state licensure
- Master of Psychology: Industrial-Organizational
- Adopt a scientist-practitioner approach as you solve real-world problems
- Master of Psychology: Applied Experimental
- Prepare for a psychological research-related career
Why Should You Become Part of UWF Department of Psychology?
Learn from accomplished and highly regarded faculty
Work with faculty as part of their Research Labs
Obtain high quality academic advising
Enrich your UWF experience through our student organizations
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.