Psychology & Social Work Department

The Department of Psychology and Social Work fosters the professional and intellectual development of its students. With an emphasis on practical application and real-world experience through field placements and internships, as well as scholarly research and critical thinking, both programs prepare graduates for successful careers in the field or for continued study in graduate school.

Contact Information
Cynthia Edwards
Head, Department of Psychology and Social Work
108 Ledford Hall
Phone: (919) 760-2854
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Featured Stories

Strong Story | Rebecca Wyatt

Rebecca Wyatt's internship was a crucial building block to prepare her for a career as a social worker. Read more »


Strong Story | Puja Patel

Psychology major Puja Patel's passion for research has been a strong thread throughout her college career. Read more »


Student Resources


  • Psi Chi - National Honor Society in Psychology
  • Psychology Club

Social Work

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Phi Alpha Honor Society
  • Social Work Advisory Board
  • Social Work Club

Meredith Autism Program

The Meredith Autism Program (MAP) provides a rare opportunity to participate in one-on-one clinical training as an undergraduate.

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