College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology

Gallaudet's Department of Psychology provides a rigorous academic and applied curriculum and is committed to producing scholarly work in scientific and applied areas of psychology. Students and faculty often collaborate with other university departments in Gallaudet's leading-edge research related to deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Students develop knowledge of the field of psychology in a bilingual, diverse, multicultural educational context. The psychology major prepares students for graduate study and careers in teaching, counseling, research and administration. Nationally accredited and recognized graduate programs in school psychology and clinical psychology prepare graduates to work with a variety of clients, with a focus on deaf and hard of hearing individuals. All programs include extensive research and field experience.

One hundred percent of recent department alumni are employed or pursuing advanced studies within one year of graduation. Read more about our alumni outcomes.