Psychology is the study of the mind and behaviour, examining both the biological and social reasons why humans act the way they do.

Program Highlights

Psychology is also one of the more popular subjects to study as an undergraduate student, which means that most universities offer psychology courses. Psychology at the Mount is different than it can be at other schools, for three big reasons:

Personalized education

Every student in our program has an academic advisor. Your advisor will answer your questions about course selection, degree requirements, graduate study opportunities and more. Book an appointment today!

BA BSc Psych

Program flexibility

You can choose to complete a major in Psychology in either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science. The main difference between the two options is the subject in which you complete a minor. Find out more information on the psychology minor.

Hands-on research

Employers and graduate programs are looking for people with experience outside of the traditional lecture setting. We offer hands on experience with research through our higher-level classes, directed studies, and honours thesis projects. Find out more about our students’ research here.

Our students

One of the large benefits of the Mount is our small size; the Psychology department is no exception! Our students can often be found helping each other out in the lab, organizing student society events, or working with faculty as research assistants and student markers. Our students have also been recognized for their hard work via a number of internal and external awards.

Your future in Psychology

We understand that finding a career after your time at the Mount can be intimidating. Luckily, our Career Services department offers free services to help you.