Program Facts

  • GU Psychology Facts

    • Gannon undergraduate psychology students have an opportunity to design and conduct research projects.
    • Many Gannon students have presented their research at regional psychology conferences.
    • Gannon faculty research interests include personality theory, creativity, framing effects, humor, psychology of women, ethnicity, career development, cognitive aging, working memory, imagery processes, visual cognition and evolutionary psychology.
    • Numerous undergraduate internship opportunities are available in the Erie area at organizations such as the Sarah Reed Children’s Center, Child Development Council of Northwest Pennsylvania, The Gertrude Barber Center and the Great Lakes Rehabilitation Hospital.

    About the Program

    • Students can get involved in service learning through the Gannon Psychology Club and the Center for Social Concerns.
    • The Gannon psychology program is affiliated with the Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society, which recognizes outstanding psychology majors.
    • In addition to graduates continuing at Gannon for an advanced degree, there are several institutions where they chose to pursue professional or graduate degrees including Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Duquense University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Penn State University, Texas A&M University, University of Buffalo, University of Pittsburgh, University of Dayton, University of Georgia, Virginia Tech University and West Virginia University.