One of the most popular of all majors, psychology is the study of human behavior and it provides students with the flexibility to move into a number of highly rewarding careers.  Whether your career aspirations take you to graduate school or you prefer to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation, an undergraduate degree in psychology from Maria College will give you the foundation you need to succeed.

Program Highlights

    • The psychology major is highly flexible – providing students with the ability to transfer from other majors. 
    • The diversity of psychology course offerings ensures that our majors will find a professional focus that meets their interests.
    • The Maria psychology program allows students to conduct research as a part of their undergraduate education.
    • All psychology majors are required to take either an internship or a co-op position during their academic program to increase their marketability upon graduation.
    • Our psychology major allows students to develop a complementary focus outside their  major – such as management or even gerontology. 


Events & Activities Include:
  • Career Panels – hear from professionals with psychological training speak about their careers.
  • Field Trips – visit psychological, psychiatric or educational facilities as well as corporations where psychologists are employed.
  • Community Service / Fundraising – provide support for mental health and community organizations.
  • Brain Awareness Week – educate the community about the latest research on the brain and behavior.
  • Films – watch and discuss films that address psychological phenomenon.
  • Discussions – discuss how psychology theories apply to current events and/or can be used to solve interpersonal and societal problems.

The  club officers are:

Cassie Ibbetson - President
Niina Ohvanainen- Vice President   
Open - Secretary
Open - Treasurer

Note: Club officer elections for the 2015-16 academic year will be held in the near future.  For more information or questions, please contact: Cassie Ibbetson: or the Club's Advisor, Professor Bobby Bui:


Apply for the President's Psychology Scholarship for fall '16 semester.


The Maria College Psychology program and The Psychology and the Media Class will host a conversation with Dr. Anthony Ferraioli & Dan Bazile.

"How news media uses experts to educate the public about current issues in the news"

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Maria College, Marian Hall, Room 105
RSVP: by October 5, 2015--Tickets will be helpd at the door. To reserve your spot call (518) 861-2517 or email