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Why study psychology at Wayne State?

Wayne State University provides an outstanding undergraduate education in psychology. As a Carnegie 1 Research University, Wayne State has 1,200 undergraduate psychology majors, 100 doctoral students, 30 terminal master's degree students, and 40 tenure track faculty who bring in over $3 million dollars per year in research grants.

In addition to providing outstanding education in multiple domains of psychology (cognitive, social, clinical, biological, industrial/organizational), Wayne State University is located in the heart of a major metropolitan area. As such, it provides invaluable opportunities for community involvement, including conducting research at area medical centers, working in community mental health clinics or shelters, and helping to shape policy at non-profit organizations. Our students learn to apply newfound knowledge and critical thinking skills to real-world problems.

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