What do we think about most? People. What does the workplace most value? Working with people.Who will we spend the most time with through the rest of our lives? People. So what better area to study than the science of people? Psychology.
of Xavier graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within six months of graduation.
Join the Psychology Club and get to know other psychology students while exploring psychology topics like research, service and jobs after graduation. You may even get a chance to present your research at local, regional and national professional conferences.
As a psychology major, you'll have the unique opportunity to choose, create and present a research project to your faculty and peers. Additionally, practical experience-building internships are also available at such institutions as Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Through the Xavier University Mentor Program you'll be linked with professionals in your major throughout your college experience. So you'll leave here not just with a degree, but also the skills and networking experience vital for personal and professional success.
During your four years here, you'll focus on a holistic approach to psychology that's centered on a patient's overall health and wellness—not just the diagnosis. In the Jesuit tradition, we call that Cura Personalis.
Average size of classes
Hospitals within 10 miles of campus
Xavier graduates across the globe
Students have access to a mentor
Small class sizes, the Jesuit philosophy and the intrigue of studying people and their behaviors all made him want to come to campus. Little did he know, the University would only expand his interests.
Katie Keller (Psychology, '14) was on track to pursue a master’s degree in organizational psychology after graduation. But during her senior year at Xavier, an internship she took at a Cincinnati-based start-up led to a career in digital communications—where she relies on her psychology training every day.
When he was a student at Xavier, Kevin Fleming discovered helping others was an actual student activity – and even a profession for some.
Xavier Psychology graduates have accepted jobs in may fields, including