Loyola University Chicago

Department of Psychology

Overview

Graduate Program Description

Consistent with Loyola University’s mission as a Jesuit, Catholic institution, transformative graduate education in the Department of Psychology has two foci: (a) Healthy Development in Children, Youth, and Families, and (b) Psychological Foundations of Social Justice. Within each, faculty and students pursue research and provide graduate training that draws upon clinical, developmental, and social psychology, and that has as its ultimate goal maximizing human potential and eliminating barriers to fully effective human functioning, development, and interaction.
 
  • Students interested in focusing on Psychological Foundations of Social Justice and who aspire to a non-clinical academic or professional career, follow the Applied Social Psychology Program.
  • Students interested in focusing on Healthy Development in Children, Youth and Families, and who aspire to a clinical academic or professional career, follow the Clinical Psychology Program.
  • Students interested in focusing on Healthy Development in Children, Youth and Families, and who aspire to a non-clinical academic or professional career, follow the Developmental Psychology Program.

 

Prospective Students

If you are interested in learning more about graduate studies in the Loyola University Chicago Department of Psychology, please complete the Graduate School Request Form and contact Graduate program faculty whose work interests you directly.