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Welcome from the Chair


Welcome to the Department of Psychology’s website. Psychological science is an extraordinary field that studies the mind and behavior from the level of the gene and single cell to the level of social interactions. The Department of Psychology offers opportunities to explore all of psychology’s major areas through coursework and research emphasizing the biological, cognitive, developmental, and social dimensions of psychology and the intersections of these foci with each other and with neuroscience, health, clinical, and industrial-organizational psychology.

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Departmental Highlights 

  • Ranked as one of the top 100 psychology departments in the nation by both U.S. News and World Report and the National Research Council
  • Over 1,000 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students
  • 38 full-time faculty with highly productive and active research programs
  • Over $3 Million per year in external research grants
  • APA accredited program in clinical psychology
  • A Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Extensive University in a real-world setting


5057 Woodward Ave. 7th Floor
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-2800
Fax: (313) 577-7636
Website: clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/psychology
Email: ac0576@wayne.edu