The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The University offers a bachelor of science (B.S.) in psychology.
The Psychology Program prepares students for careers in social service industries, research, government, and business—or for graduate study in psychology and related fields.
Coursework includes a core of psychology courses—plus elective coursework in areas of interest. The flexibility available in the selection of electives enables each student to tailor the program to meet specific career goals.
Indiana State's Psychology Program is distinctive in its emphasis on blending classroom learning with scientific research opportunities, practical experience, and extracurricular activities that result in exciting and challenging study.
Other opportunities include the University's Honors Program and study abroad programs—which range from summer programs to a single semester or a full academic year in over 56 countries. Psychology advisors are familiar with helping students interested in both of these programs.
Special Note: The Psychology Program is offered on the Terre Haute campus. The program is also offered via online learning.
The Psychology Program is flexible and designed to meet the needs of students with different backgrounds and career goals. Students take a required "Careers in Psychology" course in which they begin developing a career plan that is revised in consultation with their academic advisor to insure that it meets their current and future goals.
As a result, our graduates enter the job market in a variety of directions. A few of options include careers in service industries, research, government, and business, including advertising and marketing.
Many pursue graduate studies in psychology and related fields. Others pursue professional programs in areas such as medicine, law, or business.
Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.