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The Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University has a long tradition of exceptional research scholarship, education and service – we celebrated our 100-year anniversary in 2008. We are housed within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Our nationally-recognized faculty conduct basic and applied research on a broad variety of topics in psychology and neuroscience. We provide a high-quality undergraduate education to over 800 majors, with a curricular focus on the science of brain and behavior and its application. Our outstanding graduate program has five distinct areas: Behavior Analysis, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and School Psychology. Admission to the program is among the most competitive at LSU, and we have approximately 100 graduate students enrolled. Finally, we provide a wide variety of service to the region, the state, and the profession. One prominent example is our Psychological Services Center, which provides affordable mental health services to the local community. 

Katie Cherry, Chair
Janet McDonald, Associate Chair