GMU Psychology Department

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About us

The Department of Psychology strives to generate new psychological knowledge and promote the application of knowledge in ways that enhance human potential for all individuals. We do this through our own research and our deep commitment to the mentorship of the next generation of psychologists, in an inclusive environment where all are valued and can thrive.

Please take some time to look through this website and contact us with any questions.

This page is dedicated to you, the students, to be able to better understand the department you now call home and to network and socialize with your peers.

Reach out for research opportunities in labs and internships in the community.

Find your place in the ever developing world of Psychology!

Applied Developmental

Clinical Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Human Factors and Applied Cognition

Industrial and Organizational

Cognitive Behavioral Nuroscience

Things to do in the Psych Dept!

If you are wondering what you can do to add a little oomph to your resume before graduation, look no further! The department is full of opportunities for you to delve into research and become a part of a bigger community.

Undergrad Research

There are several reasons why getting involved in conducting research experiments can be important to your career as a psychologist, but the earlier you get involved, the better!

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Honors Psychology

This is not like the Honors College. The Honors Program in Psychology is a 3-semester long research-focused program for students interested in conducting an original research project with faculty members.

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Psi Chi

This is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate students, find out more below!

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Career Page

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Psychology Club

If you are looking for the designated club within the department, look no further! Find them on Mason 360 too!









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Our Team

Erin Murdoch


GMU Psychology Department

Fairfax Virginia
United States

P: 703-993-1384

David King Hall - Across the Panera
Undergrad Office, Room 2086
Graduate Office, Room 2013F

Fairfax Campus
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA, 22030