Department of Psychology

The psychology faculty at Abilene Christian University views psychology as a scientific and applied profession through which graduates may provide service to the local community as well as the community of faith. Faculty members view the nature and needs of humankind from a biblical perspective. Excellence in research and clinical practice are a part of the Christian commitment which students are challenged to share.

ACU's faculty of Christian scholars and professionals are the foundation for student success. Each faculty member is an expert in their field, and at building supportive relationships with ACU students.

Meet the Faculty

Undergraduate Programs

Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes. Students have the opportunity to study fundamental principles of human development, learning, personality, and physiological psychology. Students also learn concepts and skills in the application of psychology to industrial, clinical, counseling, and other work settings.

Associations: National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Graduate Programs

The Department of Psychology offers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree and the Specialist in School Psychology (S.S.P.) degree. The M.S. degree prepares students for professional practice and/or doctoral study in psychology. The S.S.P. degree prepares students for professional practice and/or doctoral study in the field of school psychology.

Accrediting Body: The S.S.P. degree is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.