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Undergraduate Programs

Options.  It is all about options when it comes to a degree from the Department of Psychology and Counseling at the University of Saint Francis.  One of the fastest areas of employment in the United States are positions in the social and human service sector.  The Univesity of Saint Francis undergraduate majors are well-prepared for entry level positions in areas as diverse as business, health care, education, and athletics, as well as being prepared for further graduate study in related fields.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The major in psychology at the University of Saint Francis is designed to prepare you for further graduate study in psychology. Both the major and minor in psychology are designed to help you develop critical thinking, an appreciation for individual differences, and an understanding of human behavior, useful in many professions.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Development and Management

The Applied Human Development and Management program prepares graduates for positions in the professional services sector. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions serving populations across the lifespan. Students will choose program focus in one or more of these Applied Human Development and Management fields; Education, Psychology, and/or Social Work. These focus areas provide field experiences that prepare students for the reality of the job market. Through mentoring by professionals in community organizations, students learn to apply theory and skills while they develop dispositional behaviors critical to workplace success.

How do I find out more about the psychology program at USF?

For more information about the major, please feel free to contact the Department Chair, Dr. John Brinkman, at 260-399-7700 ext. 8425 or by e-mail at

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