Have you ever wondered how the mind works or why people act the way they do? Do you have a desire to help people solve problems? If questions like these pique your interest, the Counseling and Psychology Department has the curriculum to lead you to successful and gratifying career opportunities.
Explore Where the Mind Takes You
TTU's Counseling and Psychology Department is one of the most popular major choices despite its demanding curriculum. Students prepare for careers in a wide variety of fields in addition to psychology ranging from law enforcement, business, medicine, law, education and management. You will be immersed in research projects, formal classroom and laboratory training and practicums to gain experience. The Psychology Club invites regular guest speakers and takes field trips to conventions.
Personalize Your Education
The Counseling and Psychology Department has 15 faculty members who work hand in hand with students. Students also benefit from fully equipped laboratories and attend regional and national conventions. Working closely with faculty will give you an apprenticeship experience to build and grow upon.
Prepare to Work
The undergraduate psychology program is one of the most popular major choices on campus despite being one of the most rigorous programs. You can expect research projects, field and hands on experience, and individualized mentoring. You will develop critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary to compete and be successful in any professional venture.
Our graduate programs provide training to assume professional roles in the mental health field as counselors, school psychologists, or supervisors. Several concentrations are designed to lead to licensure in Tennessee.
Talk to an advisor about whether you qualify to take graduate level courses for undergraduate and graduate school credit.
Department of Counseling and Psychology
Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN 38505