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Western Kentucky University

Department of Psychology

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Mission Statement

 The Department of Psychology is a student-focused, collaborative, and innovative unit that serves the university community. 

The Department of Psychology strives to provide:   

  • High quality teaching, training, and advising of students with an emphasis on rigor, pursuit of continual improvement, and preparation for employment or graduate study.
  • Basic and applied research with a focus on mentoring students in the research process .
  • Applied graduate programs that produce practitioner-scholars prepared to serve the Commonwealth of Kentucky and surrounding regions.   
  • A team environment where faculty members collaborate and work well together with the goal of advancing both the department and individual faculty members.
  • Identification and facilitation of areas of excellence for individuals, cohorts, and the entire department.

(JANUARY 1, 2015)

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