Program Overview

The Spring Hill College Department of Psychology provides practical education and field experience to enable students to find jobs in psychology-related fields.

We also prepare students for graduate training in clinical psychology, school psychology, counseling, and a wide variety of experimental psychology programs. A unique feature of Spring Hill’s program is the emphasis on high standards of academic scholarship and research, community service, and personal growth.

Delivery:

On Campus

Credits:

21 Credits

Time To Degree:

2-4 Semesters

Average Class Size:

13

Program Goals

This minor in psychology will provide students with an overview of human thought and behavior. By providing a solid foundation of mental processes and behaviors, students will learn observational and communication skills that will be of utmost importance to them while navigating the real world.

Career Outlook

Graduates with a minor in psychology will be effective leaders by understanding the way humans think and feel and by making the best decisions with those in mind. This program is great for students who want to learn more about what makes us tick and how to use psychology in the workplace and everyday life.

Testimonial

“Minoring in Psychology provides me with the opportunity to learn more about people as a whole, including mentally and socially, that I don’t always get with my science classes.” – Hailee Richard, Health Science

Faculty

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  • Jamie O’Bryant

    Associate Professor

  • Royce Simpson

    Associate Professor; Department Chair, Psychology

Why SHC?

  • At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent cut in tuition, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
  • We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2019, 99.5% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.
  • We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.

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