Department of Psychology - Psychology - Christopher Newport University


The Department of Psychology is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service in the behavioral sciences.

Through a rigorous and well-planned curriculum, we require our students to study and master the literature and methods of psychology.

Our curriculum also provides excellent preparation for students who wish to pursue graduate study. Career options include advisers, counselors, case managers, volunteer services managers, research lab managers, mental health care workers, program managers, child care workers, social services workers, administrative assistants, customer services representatives, human resources officers, personnel officers, job analysts, marketing researchers, public relations representatives, research analysts, staff training specialists, and a variety of other career options. The psychology curriculum also provides a strong foundation for students who wish to become elementary teachers.

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