Welcome to Southwestern Adventist University’s Psychology Department. Here you will find teachers who are passionate about psychology and are dedicated to helping students understand how it shapes their career choices, and affects everyday life. Psychologists study of human behavior and mental processes; this means that each day you are practicing psychology! With that in mind we invite you to come and learn how to more effectively use the principles of psychology in your relationships, careers, and academic pursuits. Our program will prepare you foremost for graduate degrees in psychology, but will also prepare you for entry level positions in the psychological field. We hope you will look us over and will decide to join us in exploring the world of psychology.