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Department of Psychology

Consider Your Options in Psychology

Our faculty have developed the curricula to optimize learning in classroom, laboratory and applied settings. Housed within the university's College of Human Sciences and Humanities, the Department of Psychology at University of Houston-Clear Lake follows the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association. Faculty expertise include developmental psychology, social psychology, neuroscience, learning and cognition, human factors, and research methodology. The psychology of diverse peoples and experiences is included in these areas.

Create a Foundation for Numerous Career Paths or Advanced Study

At the undergraduate level, students have the opportunity to receive a comprehensive overview of psychology, develop academic and critical thinking skills, reach career goals, uphold ethical standards and become life-long learners in a curriculum that offers a liberal arts orientation with a focus on psychology. At the graduate level, students gain a specific orientation with psychology through critical analysis application and the integration and synthesis of knowledge. Students graduating with the Master's in Psychology are prepared to be human services and research managers, to teach at the community college level, or to pursue doctoral degrees.

Programs and Degrees

Minors and Certificates

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Sciences and Humanities offers various minors and certificates to supplement any degree. 

Earning a Minor

The following are the minors and certificates available within the Psychology Department:

For more information, contact:

B.S. Psychology

Dr. Amanda Johnston, Associate Professor and Program Director

M.S. Psychology

Dr. Christine Walther, Associate Professor and Program Director


Human Sciences and Humanities
Academic Advising Office 

University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058-1098