Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Psychology

Welcome to Psychology at ECU!

Our department consists of 32 faculty members, the staff of the PASS clinic, and the five members of our office staff, as well as almost 800 undergraduate majors/minors and 100 graduate students. In addition to our Undergraduate Program (BA), we offer a doctoral degree (PhD) in Health Psychology with concentrations in Clinical Health Psychology, Occupational Health Psychology, and Pediatric School Psychology. We also offer a Master's degree in General-Theoretic Psychology with a concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a Master's degree with a Certificate of Advanced Study (MA/CAS) in School Psychology. Additionally, we offer a Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods for the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Erik Everhart, Interim Chair

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Department Goals/Mission

Pursuant to the philosophy of East Carolina University, the Department of Psychology pledges itself to (1) foster educational excellence in curriculum, instruction, and scholarship at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; (2) promote psychological research and scientific inquiry through attendance at professional conferences, professional contacts, and publications; (3) provide opportunities for students to learn from a variety of experiences; (4) foster a culture that values diversity, encourages interaction, and negotiates the differences among us; (5) uphold the standards of professional ethics and academic integrity; (6) promote multidisciplinary collaboration; (7) support academic freedom and shared governance; and (8) foster professional and public service.


Department News Archive

Psychology News Archive

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