Loyola University Chicago

Department of Psychology

About Us

As a science, psychology emphasizes the study of behavior and experience. As a profession, it applies psychological principles to solutions for individual and social problems.

The Loyola University Chicago programs in psychology aim to:

  • Contribute meaningfully to the education of Loyola students
  • Provide a substantial and broadly applicable background for a wide variety of careers
  • Serve as a foundation for advanced study in various areas of specialization within psychology and other professional fields
  • Foster research in the many areas of theoretical and applied psychology
  • Stimulate the application of a psychological perspective to one's work, family life and other aspects of daily experience