About the Department
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.
- Clinical Psychology
- Cognitive and Instructional Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Neuroscience and Behavior
- School Psychology
- Social-Industrial/Organizational Psychology
As you will see, we offer a wide array of courses that provide contemporary instruction in the major areas of the field. Whether you may choose to focus your program on a specific area, or sample more broadly among a wide variety of courses, you will graduate with a firm grasp of the field and a solid foundation for further education or a fulfilling career.