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Whether you're interested in becoming a clinical psychologist, a social worker, youth minister, marketing representative, or a specialist in human resources, a psychology major or minor can prepare you for your future.

See the 25 semester-long courses the department currently has to offer.




Professors in Calvin's psychology department conduct in-depth research on specialized areas of psychology, studying topics like Alzheimer's disease, addictions and the interaction of visual and auditory information.

What makes the Calvin College Psychology research program distinctive? Watch the video about our EEG laboratory and related research.

Find out about getting involved in the research done in the psychology department at Calvin.

What's So Funny? Psychology Professor Paul Moes joins Inner Compass and explains what happens in our brains--and our relationships--when we share a laugh.


A degree in psychology is extremely versatile. You might go on, as 65% of Calvin psychology graduates do, to earn an advanced degree in psychology, law, medicine, or religion, or you might join the workforce with a bachelor's degree. Read more about job prospects in psychology.

Learn more about graduate study and careers in psychology.


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