in undergraduate or graduate psychology programs in Kansas City?
You have come to the right place!
to Avila University's
Department of Psychology
We are part of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences,
and are housed in Foyle Hall on Avila's campus in suburban Kansas
Psychology is the scientific
study of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. If you've ever wondered
why people behave the way they do, then a psychology degree is for
One of the core tenets of psychology
is that we can and should use the methods of science to
better understand ourselves and others. At Avila, we use this same
empirically-driven approach to help students become confident, competent,
and compassionate professionals.
As an undergraduate psychology major, you will develop the critical
reasoning, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills required
for a wide range of career areas from health care to law to public
relations. If your goal is to become a licensed counselor or psychologist,
your Avila undergraduate psychology degree will prepare you to enter
and Ph.D. graduate programs.
You can choose one of
three areas of concentration to best suit your career path:
- Mental Health
- Organizational Leadership
Through college coursework, field
experiences, involvement in Psi
Chi (psychology honor society)/psychology club, and an apprenticeship-model
of research in one of our four active
research labs, you will experience collaborative, participatory
learning, with real-world applications.
If you are looking for
graduate psychology programs, please click here.
Be a psychology major at Avila--FOR
FREE! Avila University is participating in the Yellow
Ribbon Program which provides free tuition, as well
as textbook and monthly living stipends, for post 9/11 veterans
and their spouses/children wishing to enroll in any academic program
Psi Chi/Psychology Club
Psychology Majors and
Minors: Join Psi Chi/Psychology Club! For more information email Dr. Marcia Pasqualini. For more information about Psi Chi, go to www.psichi.org.
Psi Chi Distinguished Scholar: Shawnalee Criss
The Avila Psychology faculty are proud to announce that Shawnalee Criss is our Psi Chi Distinguished Scholar for 2013/14. Congratulations Shawnalee!