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Psychology majors at Northeastern University create paths specific to their interests while obtaining a strong foundation in research and practice through a flexible curriculum and many experiential opportunities.

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Degree Programs

The Department of Psychology offers a variety of degree programs at the undergraduate level and a Ph.D. program at the graduate level. Our programs provide insight into the interdisciplinary study of mind, brain, and behavior, with broad applications to such fields as health and medicine, education, business, public and social services, and law.


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10/09/19 - BOSTON, MA. - A spooky portrait on October 9, 2019. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

What’s on Your Mind (When You’re Scared out of It)

We all know fear. But so far, what happens inside the human brain during scary situations is still a big mystery. 
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Northeastern alumna Jesse Greif applies the skills he learned as a psychology major at Northeastern to his work at an innovative AI-based Wall Street startup.

AI’s Next Frontier: Stock Trading

Jesse Greif earned his B.S. in psychology at Northeastern. He now is an executive on Wall Street at OneChronos Markets, a new Alternative Trading System that uses AI and Machine…
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