The Center for Psychology educates students in the core skills of the discipline alongside Goucher’s mission of respecting diverse viewpoints, methods, and connections with 其他传统和学科. 这种教育有助于整体使命 of the college as a liberal arts institution, “to prepare students within a broad and humane perspective for a life of inquiry, creativity, and critical and analytical thinking.”



Students who major in psychology will learn research methodology in psychology; understand the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology; communicate effectively and develop critical consciousness and an appreciation of a variety of ways of knowing; recognize, understand, and respect the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity as played out in psychology and related fields; and develop an ethical framework with regard to the study and practice of psychology.  Learn More

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Across the varied perspectives represented in our department, we strive to create 开放、支持、挑战和充满活力的学习文化. 我们重视分享我们的 passion for the field of psychology through close and active mentoring inside and 课堂外. 我们鼓励和示范体验式学习的形式 of community engagement, social justice, active involvement in research, collaborative 建构知识,自主探索. 


Major & 辅修课程联系人
Jennifer McCabe,系主任,心理学教授:认知心理学

Full-Time & Half-Time Faculty
Katherine Choe心理学副教授:发展心理学

Laura DeWyngaert, Assistant Professor of Practice: applied developmental psychology

Amanda Draheim心理学助理教授:临床心理学

Thomas Ghirardelli心理学教授:感知和注意力

Nyasha Grayman-Simpson, Associate Professor of Psychology: counseling psychology, cultural psychology

Jennifer McCabe心理学教授:认知心理学

Arlette Ngoubene-Atioky, Assistant Professor of Psychology: international psychology, counseling psychology

Brian Patrick心理学副教授:社会心理学

Gillian Starkey心理学副教授:神经科学

Carol Mills心理学名誉教授:认知心理学

Part-Time Faculty
Kauscha Howard

Study Abroad

Much of what psychology students study in the classroom can lead to deeper understandings 在全局上下文中查看时. 对于心理学专业/辅修专业的学生来说,出国留学是一个机会 to learn different perspectives about psychology and human behavior. When they come back from study abroad, students are much more aware of the world around them, and 人的多样性和相似性.

Studying psychology abroad is not required for the major, but many of our students 选择有心理学课程的课程. 一些心理学上的例子 近年来就读的学生有:

Please contact the 全球教育办公室 to learn more about approved study-abroad programs.


Opportunities & Internships


Internships help students explore possibilities, apply classroom learning, and gain experience. Explore 实习和学分选择.

The variety of internships that have been completed under the supervision of this department is evidence of the flexible and creative applicability of degrees in psychology. 学生可以通过the 职业教育办公室(总干事),通过教师和工作人员,或自己. 在巴尔的摩地区,有 心理学专业的学生有各种各样的实习机会吗. Some of the more 经常实习的地方有:

View our 云顶集团大学心理学本科生实习 (PDF) 有关以下实习机会的资料:

  • Art With a Heart
  • 巴尔的摩市在线学习
  • 巴尔的摩教育奖学金信托基金
  • 巴尔的摩城市项目. 克莱尔基督教学校
  • Bare of Hope LLC
  • Calls4Care
  • Calvert School
  • 蔡斯布雷克斯顿LGBTQ健康平等中心
  • 国家儿童医疗中心
  • 城市邻居汉密尔顿学校
  • Cool Kids Campaign
  • Core L'Etoile
  • Crisis Text Line
  • 农场马救援
  • 捕梦网草地绿色护理农场
  • 伊利县家庭司法中心
  • 云顶集团人力资源部
  • 整体生活基金会
  • Humanz Meditate
  • 约翰霍普金斯湾景医疗中心
  • 约翰霍普金斯大学医学院
  • Karina协会公司.
  • 肯尼迪克里格研究所
  • Little Leaves
  • 弗雷德里克斯堡美国精神健康协会
  • 俄勒冈州上诉法院
  • Peace LLC
  • Pharmasite研究公司
  • PlayCenters
  • 公共卫生管理公司
  • 篮板球体操中心
  • Talbert House
  • The Renfrew Center
  • Trevor Project
  • TurnAround, Inc.
  • 德克萨斯大学心理学系
  • 腓特烈驿站
  • 威彻斯特医疗行为中心

A detailed description of the off-campus experience is published by the CEO each year 并详细介绍了实习的指导方针和时间表. 学生感兴趣 in arranging an internship in psychology should visit the Career Education Office, 然后联系他们的个人学术顾问.

Upon completion of the internship, students must complete the online Internship Evaluation. Final grades for internships will not be issued until the evaluation is complete. Please email 查看调查的链接.

Psych Club

The Psych Club was created to promote learning and participation outside the classroom setting. The club sponsors a variety of activities including, "get-to-know-you" meetings; community service; information sessions on internships, graduate programs, and careers; and guest speakers.

Membership is open to any Goucher student with an interest in psychology.

Contact Dr. DeWyngaert or Dr. 点击这里了解更多信息. 

Psych Club

Student Employment

Student employment 为学生提供校内和校外的机会. 职业教育办事处 provides resources and support to students with or without Federal Work Study to find jobs, submit applications, and learn more about the job search process. Students have access to Handshake — a website for job postings, events, resumes/cover letters, and career management.

Major & Career Exploration

Exploring career options, choosing a major, and making career decisions is a multi-step process in which all students are encouraged to engage early and often. Goucher students 有各种各样的资源可以通过 专业和职业页面 在这个过程中帮助他们.

Job Search

A Goucher education prepares students for today’s job market and beyond. Students can explore job opportunities and access job search resources through the CEO职位搜索页面.

Graduate & Professional School

Students access resources for searching and applying to graduate and professional school through the 首席执行官研究生和专业学校页面, through faculty and staff members, or utilizing their own resources, network and tools.


Goucher College and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School are offering Goucher students 学士学位和硕士学位相结合的课程. This 4+1 program combines a bachelor’s degree from Goucher with a master of science degree from Johns Hopkins in business analytics and risk management, information systems, health care 管理、财务或市场营销. 学生可以在大三的时候申请. GRE or GMAT tests have been waived but applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better and have passed some quantitative reasoning courses with a grade of B or better.

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