Psychology—the study of thought, emotion, and behavior—is a science that investigates the causes and dynamics of behavior patterns. Psychologists apply knowledge, skills, and techniques to help find solutions to individual and social problems. As a psychology student at UW-Platteville, you’ll learn the skills to work in many important areas of psychology, including cognitive therapy, developmental therapy, clinical therapy/counseling, and social work.

Small, focused classes in UW-Platteville’s psychology program offer you the opportunity to build relationships with your professors and peers. Your professors will get to know you and your ultimate goals, then help you work toward those goals every day. You can also gain practical experience outside of the classroom with internships and volunteer opportunities such as the Cooperative Field Experience program, which many graduating seniors say is the most worthwhile experience of their college careers. Plus, since tuition at UW-Platteville is among the lowest in the entire state, you can graduate without the stress of excessive student debt.

Discover your opportunity and success in the psychology program at UW-Platteville. Learn more or apply today.

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