Our goal is to provide a balanced education in the study of human thought, emotion, and behavior while emphasizing applications of psychology to our students and society.

Department of Psychology

As a psychology student at Otterbein, you will be treated as an individual. You will have numerous opportunities for personal and professional development, working side-by-side with your professors. This is an excellent program for students who want to be involved and engaged in the classroom and beyond.

Why Study Psychology at Otterbein University?

  • Small classes with expert, award-winning professors.
  • A full menu of courses that covering the whole spectrum of the field of psychology.
  • Hands-on experience in the lab and out in the community, such as teaching adults stress-management skills or working with children in local schools.
  • Travel opportunities nationally and abroad.