Department of Psychological Science
Psychology and Neuroscience
Understanding human behavior
Why do people act the way they do? What makes us tick? Your journey to find these answers will showcase the breadth of psychology at Simpson and point you right to the area that interests you the most.
100%Psychology majors applying to present research at the MPA conference accept
10-15Lab rats assisting with research methods
40%Psychology majors who continue to graduate school
Take advantage of every opportunity
Nothing beats real-world experiences. Whether you take advantage of our prime location next to Des Moines or study abroad, Simpson opens up great opportunities to immerse yourself into what practicing psychology is really like.
Get involved at Simpson
When you're on campus, you won't just learn in the classroom. You'll have the opportunity to gain critical thinking, problem-solving and leadership skills that will benefit you in more than just your chosen field.
Where will my degree take me?
What you can do with your degree is limited only by your imagination. See what options are available with a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree.