4 degree options for majors and 3 minors
1:3 One of three Certified Family Life Educator universities in OK.
5-10 students presenting empirical research at annual conferences
6+ annual inductions to Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology
Prepare for grad school with the challenge of an original empirical research paper that you’ll present to peers at a state conference. You also have opportunities to work with professors on independent research projects and connect with other experts in the field through an off-campus research practicum.
Scientifically study the mind & behavior | families & relationships
Career Paths for Psychology and Family Science Professionals
Marriage and Family Therapist
Median Salary: $54,150
Median Salary: $53,060
Median Salary: $63,240
Median Salary: $85,340
*Bureau of Labor Statistics
Psychology to Neurosurgery
Meet OC alumni Dr. Charles Branch, a professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Wake Forest University!
Hear about his journey of finding his calling in college, what made OC home for him, and how our renowned psychology department set him up for medical school!
When we say OC is Home, that OC is Family, that’s what it really is. Through good times, it’s easy to say those things, but through the hard times is when those things really come to life and really mean something.Dr. Bobby Kern / Associate Professor of Family Science
- Adoption Agencies
- College Admissions
- Psychiatric Technician
- Human Resources
- Marriage and Family Therapist
- Social Work
Choose the degree plan that works for you and take classes like developmental psychology, motivation and emotion, intercultural communication, and social psychology.Degree Plans