Undergraduate

Program Overview

The Undergraduate Training Program in Psychology is designed to help you develop the academic and professional skills and experiences that you will need after graduation.

Becoming a PSYC Terp

Everything you need to know about adding PSYC as your major is here, whether you are applying to the University of Maryland as a freshman, transfering from another major on campus, or transfering from another school.

Current PSYC Terps

We offer a great number of resources and support to our PSYC Terps - make sure that you are subscribed to our E-News Blog and that you regularly take advantage of our advising services.

Undergraduate Research

Whether you are learning about the science as a participant, assisting faculty and graduate students with their work, or developing your own projects, the experience will strengthen the analytical thinking skills that are in high demand.

Experiential Learning

Taking courses and earning excellent grades is necessary, but it is what you do outside of the classroom that will make you competitive applicant to graduate programs and career positions.

Student Organizations

There are a number of ways for you to get involved in your community of psychology majors, so take a moment to explore the student groups and contact them directly for more information about events and membership.

Life After UMD

Wondering what you can do with an undergraduate degree in psychology?  Thinking about a graduate degree?  Take some time to explore your options and learn more about what employers and graduate programs are looking for.

Special Programs

The Department of Psychology offers several different specialized programs, which expand students' experiences in psychological research and increase opportunities to get involved in the field of psychology.