Department of Psychology
We foster a student-centered learning environment, rooted in psychology’s principles and facilitating effective communication skills and social growth.
Kickstart Your Career
Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.
Psychology is so broad… There are so many career paths you can take and I liked the flexibility of being able to change my path if I want to.
PNW helps me Power Onward with the amount of help available at the university, whether it be clubs, tutoring options, or one-on-one time with professors.
My education at PNW has taught me how to work independently.
PNW is unique because of this collective spirit of acceptance, support and appreciation for diversity that is embodied by the campus community.
Take advantage of resources including scholarships and student organizations.
Our faculty are accomplished in teaching, research, publication and practice.
Explore PNW scholarships–including specialty ones for our students.
News & Announcements
Purdue University Northwest Graduates Encouraged to Remember Civics at Spring Commencement
Purdue University Northwest graduates were urged to uphold the values and freedoms afforded to them as U.S. residents and exhibit service to others as exemplary, participatory civilians in a democracy, during PNW’s spring 2023 commencement Saturday, May 6.
Up to bat: Meet PNW 2023 graduate Ashley Bravo
Ashley Bravo, ’23, is graduating as a double major of Integrative Human Health and Psychology.
Lionhearted Leaders: Robert Hallock
Professor Robert Hallock’s wide-ranging research interests in psychology include animal conditioning, taste and smell perception, and also undergraduate drug use.
Jun 12Summer 2023 Session II Classes Begin
Summer 2023 Session II classes begin including the eight-week session and second four-week session.
Jun 18Deadline to Submit Summer 2023 Application to Graduate
Summer 2023 candidates for graduation must apply to graduate in myPNW.
Jul 10Psyched for Summer Camp!
Campesr ages 13 to 18 can get Psyched for Summer by participating in hands-on experiences that explore how our brains function, how we develop as humans and why we behave, think and feel the way we do.
Aug 21Fall 2023 Classes Begin
We’re excited to kick off another semester of learning and PNW Pride. Power Onward! Fall 2023 Classes begin Monday, August 21, 2023.