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About

The Psychology Department’s undergraduate program offers excellent training in understanding human behavior and the uses of scientifically rigorous methods. A degree in psychology also serves as the foundation for various careers and helps students acquire a range of skills (problem solving, communication, research, computer literacy, etc.) that are applicable to the career path of their choice. Our degree allows students to complete a second major or a minor often without additional hours. Courses to expect for this major include Psychology of Humor, Social Psychology, and Clinical Child Psychology.

Career Options

Psychology majors are competitive for a variety of careers that emphasize understanding human behavior, interpersonal skills, or research and data analysis skills. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields.

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Experimental Psychologist
  • Attorney
  • Social Services Case Worker
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Teacher
  • Counselor
  • Mental Healthcare Center Marketing
  • Representative
  • Physicians Assistant
  • Physical Therapist

Finish in Four

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The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist students in an eight semester plan guiding them to graduate within four years. Students may use this as a guide as they plan their undergraduate education, but should adjust it to fit their personal goals.

BA - Psychology
Option - Pre-Law

BS - Psychology
Option - Pre-Med

Minor

The Psychology minor at OSU helps students incorporate knowledge about human behavior and thought processes into any major or discipline from any of OSU’s colleges. A minor in psychology is flexible enough to compliment a student’s chief interest from a wide range of possible subjects.

Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary minor for students who would like to explore the study of the mind and intelligence. The minor offers the student a specialized course of study in Cognitive Science through the departments of Psychology, Philosophy, Speech Communications, English, Computer Science, and Management Sciences and Information Systems. 

For minor requirements, please visit the Office of Registrar.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts & Sciences, and respective Departments.

When students complete the OSU admission application, they are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The Department of Psychology offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.

Visit the Department

Psychology
116 N. Murray
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078

psychology@okstate.edu
405-744-6027