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Department of Psychology

Here at NIU, we provide a vibrant and exciting atmosphere in which to develop and train as a psychologist. The science of psychology is a rapidly evolving field that influences all aspects of society. Psychologists work in traditional and nontraditional settings, including schools, hospitals, businesses, government, mental health organizations, laboratories and nonprofit organizations.

We offer undergraduate programs for a B.A. or a B.S. degree and graduate study (primarily Ph.D.) in several specializations, including:


Photo of the Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference poster winners

Winners of awards for posters presented at the Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, December 8, 2017:

  • Victoria Kwaben
  • Brandi Schell
Honorable Mention:
  • Miranda Cox
  • Mark Oliveras
  • Sonia Duran

Congratulations to all who participated!

Pictured, left to right: Dr. Julia Ogg, Mark Oliveras, Sonia Duran, Brandi Schell, Victoria Kwaben, and Miranda Cox


Contact Us

Department of Psychology
Psychology-Computer Science Building, Room 400
DeKalb, IL  60115

815-753-8088 (fax)