Psychology (B.A.)

Do you wonder why people think, feel, and behave the way they do? The psychology program at Marymount will immerse you in the study of topics such as:

  • language development
  • parent-child relationships
  • stereotyping
  • neurological disorders
  • psychopathology

If you’re intrigued by topics such as these, consider majoring in Psychology.

Our learner-centered classes emphasize skills, such as critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and oral/written communication, that are in high demand by employers and graduate programs. Through quality experiences both in and out of the classroom, the program prepares majors for a wide variety of career and graduate school paths in psychology. Students with a Psychology B.A. typically find employment in the areas of:

  • advertising/media relations
  • athletic training/coaching
  • career counseling/college student services
  • case management/social services
  • government/nonprofit/market research
  • health care administration/public health education
  • probation/parole/community corrections

Marymount’s Forensic Scholars Program

Interested in the field of Forensic and Legal Psychology? Do you have a strong academic profile? Marymount’s Forensic Scholars Program offers you an opportunity to secure your place in the university’s competitive Forensic and Legal Psychology program.

While other undergraduates will need to apply to the graduate program, qualifying Forensic Scholars are exempt from this process. The Forensic Scholars Program is open to a select group of incoming first-year students, current Marymount students, and transfer students who are chosen by the Forensic Admissions committee and must meet stringent continuation requirements. Find more information or apply to the program at


If you have questions, call the admissions office at 1-800-548-7638 or email Emily Parker.

Psychology Department

Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

Phone: (800) 548-7638
 (703) 284-1500

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