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Psychology

The UMass Lowell Psychology Department enables students to understand human behavior and cognition, contribute solutions to human problems and respond to a changing world.

Why Study Psychology at UMass Lowell?

We offer small classes in a wide variety of subjects. Our students work with and learn from a distinguished group of faculty who are leaders in their fields. Many are nationally recognized authors, editors of journals, investigators on groundbreaking research, presidents of national organizations and collaborators in the Lowell community.

Meet Our Students

Jose Molina '17 Political Science, Psychology

Volunteering and community involvement transformed Jose Molina’s life in high school and college. Now he’s using all of his social and social science skills as a Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica.

UMass Lowell helped show me what I could bring to the Peace Corps in Costa Rica, why I should apply, and how I could make a difference in a youth’s life.

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