Department of Behavioral Sciences
Find out about our undergraduate majors and minors, Couple and Family Therapy graduate program and more.
Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.
It’s nice to be in a more intimate, smaller setting. It makes me feel like I’m actually a student, not a number.
Start your journey to success at PNW– see how to apply!
Take advantage of resources including scholarships and student organizations.
Our faculty are accomplished in teaching, research, publication and practice.
Our Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Our Couple and Family Therapy graduate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).
News and Announcements
Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) fall 2022 enrollment figures show positive trends of first-time freshman enrollment and increasing diversity at the university. First-time freshmen enrollment was up 21%!
We are delighted to announce Purdue Northwest’s 2022-2023 Lionhearted Leaders! The Lionhearted Leaders Initiative recognizes the hard work and many contributions of members of the Purdue University Northwest faculty.
The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2022 spring semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,680 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.
Oct 10Fall Break
There are no classes but campus offices are open.
Oct 17Spring 2023 Priority Registration Begins
Priority Registration for Spring 2022 begins today. Be sure to meet with your academic advisor and be ready to register!
Nov 17Cap and Gown Order Deadline
Graduation regalia – cap, tassel and gown – must be purchased from the PNW Bookstore. Cap and gown orders will be processed Monday, October 3, through Thursday, November 17, 2022.
Nov 23Thanksgiving Break
There will be no classes due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Campuses will remain open.