College of Arts and Sciences


What motivates people’s thoughts and behavior, and how does this apply to interactions in our everyday lives? Explore these questions firsthand in Arcadia’s Psychology programs, where professors’ doors are always open and where compelling theories about human thought and behavior come alive through hands-on research.

Our students design and execute original, data-gathering research studies.

Student Research

Offering a Bachelor's degree with Liberal Arts, Professional and Ph.D. tracks, and minors.

Psychology Programs

Psychology faculty provide hands-on learning in a supportive, close-knit academic community.

Our Faculty
Students and professors gathered around table in the Commons reading

Master of Arts in Counseling

The graduate program in Counseling prepares highly qualified mental health clinicians for positions in schools, community mental health centers, hospitals, other health agencies, and business and industry settings.

  • Full-time or part-time program option
  • Seven program concentrations
  • MPCAC Accredited
  • Small classes that allow for skillbased instruction
  • Close relationships with faculty members

Counseling Program


Psi Chi, the Psychology Honor Society

Since its founding in 1929, more than 700,000 lifetime members have joined in Psi Chi's mission to encourage excellence in scholarship and advancement of the science of psychology. With international chapters spanning Canada to New Zealand, Psi Chi is able to offer over $400,000 in grants and awards annually. Individuals become members by joining their local Psi Chi chapter. On March 18, 2014, Arcadia’s chapter celebrated its 75th anniversary.

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Enrollment Management
1-877-272-ARCADIA (1-877-272-2342)


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Psychology Department
Boyer Hall, Room 119