Psychology Department Website

Click the image above to go to the Psychology Department website.  The Psychology department promotes the discovery, communication and application of the scientific principles of psychology within the university and the community. We offer courses and programs suitable for majors, minors and graduate students interested in psychology, as well as students majoring in other areas or in need of psychology-related cognates and electives.

Student Opportunities
Teaching Apprenticeships

Student teaching positions are available for psychology courses each semester. Having student teachers has proven beneficial to the learning of both the students in class and the student teaching the course. Student teaching opportunities.

Research Assistantships

Several psychology faculty members have research projects that offer student research assistantship positions. Most of them are open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Learn more

McNair Student Spotlight

Brittany Schryvers is a recent psychology major who graduated last May. Brittany put the final touches on a poster presentation for the Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference this past April. Learn more about Brittany's McNair experience here.

Student Groups

GroupsNorthern’s Psychology Department sponsors a number of student groups. Several are open to students from all majors.  Some of the groups include:

If you want to make new friends, enjoy new experiences and build your resume, get involved!