Judson University’s Psychology program focuses on foundational areas of the social sciences while allowing you the flexibility to pursue a concentration of interest related to your unique passions.
We offer minors and concentrations in Criminal Justice, Child-and-Family, Pre-Clinical/Counseling, and Pre-Social Services. The Psychology Department also holds some of the fastest-growing programs at Judson. We offer excellent training for those headed toward careers in counseling, social work, or criminal justice.
Why Psychology at Judson?
Learn from Experienced professionals
Our staff is no stranger to the wide field of psychology and strive to prepare our students for their own extensive and successful career, wherever it may take them. Our faculty includes two practicing therapists, and criminal justice professors with decades of experience in the field.
Unique Internship Experience
Through our partnerships with various organizations in the Chicago metropolitan area, psychology students at Judson have a wide variety of internships to participate in throughout their studies. To prepare, each student takes a course that introduces the many options available and crystalizes the best opportunities for each individual.
The Judson University Graduate program offers a number of post-graduate degrees for those with a Psychology undergraduate education including and MA in Human Services Administration and and MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Learn more about the other programs offered in the Psychology Department.
Psychology at Judson
Our personalized and practical approach to education will help you learn how to understand and explain individual and group behavior. Our psychology program includes a major in psychology, as well as concentrations in counseling, children and family, pre-law, and criminal justice.
Studying psychology at Judson will help you expand your capacity for critical and analytical thinking about human behavior, community dynamics, and social policies.
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Get Real-World Experience
Internships are required for Psychology department majors which is key for your occupational future. Judson students have interned at places like:
- Alexian Brothers
- Behavioral Health Hospital
- Boys and Girls Club
- U-46 School District
- The RISE Program
- Elgin Police Department
- Titan Security
What Can You Do with a Psychology Degree?
Judson graduates from the Psychology program have gone on to work as:
- Social Workers
- School Psychologists
- Case Managers
- Cognitive Neuroscience Managers
- Community Mental Health Intake Specialists