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Consistent with the University’s mission, vision, and core values, the NSU Psychology Department seeks to provide opportunities for obtaining a quality education through the acquisition of knowledge, understanding, and skills and to instill in all students an appreciation for and sensitivity to ethical and aesthetic values. To accomplish this, the Psychology Department aims to:

  • provide a flexible, relevant, and fundamentally sound curriculum for students majoring in psychology
  • prepare students to render service initially as paraprofessionals or behavioral scientists and eventually as professional psychologists
  • provide a thorough behavioral science background for students whose expertise can be utilized in related human service fields of employment