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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

Shannon Smith ’08, ’09 Psychology, Elementary Education

Shannon Smith entered school planning to be a criminal profiler. Now she teaches kindergarten in the United Arab Emirates.

UMass Lowell was my first and only choice.

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