I enjoy being there in that magic moment of time when life makes more sense. This sense is what teaching and learning is all about and will last for more than my lifetime.
Whether you’re helping others, conducting research, or managing people, you’ll be able to apply principles of psychology in your chosen career path. The mind works in mysterious ways. With a psychology degree from Clarke, you’ll be prepared to enter the exciting field of analyzing, evaluating, predicting, and changing human thought and behavior. Clarke’s secret to success is a perfect balance of clinical, social, and cognitive psychology. Faculty members bring a wealth of research, clinical, and life experience into the classroom and present it in exciting ways.
Clarke’s psychology department is committed to maintaining a rigorous academic curriculum designed to emphasize the development of analytic and expressive skills that are the basis of investigation, evaluation, and communication in the field. Many psychology courses involve hands-on service fieldwork, such as volunteering to help those in need.
You’ll learn to:
- Amplify your critical thinking skills.
- Solve problems through analyzation and research.
- Understand the processes that motivate human thoughts and actions.
- Decipher cognition, motivation and emotion.
Admission to Clarke University
Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Apply to Clarke today to begin your journey.
Program in Pictures
With all the opportunities my students are given to apply course content to their own lives, it is my hope that this knowledge students gain will aid in their ability to be happy, effective people. If nothing else, they can cross ‘flash mob’ off their bucket lists.
The Classroom and Beyond
Our Students & Alumni
With my double major, I was able to obtain my dream job at a company that specializes in educating underfunded youth about good health practices to reduce community health risks. It’s a perfect match for me!
My time at Clarke enabled me to be successful in life, personally and professionally. The psychology degree I earned at Clarke is invaluable to me in the work that I do as a certified nurse midwife.
I double majored in Psychology and Philosophy and, after graduation, entered a clinical counseling program. Beyond that, I have dreams of joining the Peace Corps.
Average salary for a clinical psychologist in 2017.
The one-to-one learning that happens at Clarke means students succeed at securing internships and career opportunities.
Percent that employment of psychologists is projected to grow from 2016 to 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.