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Help people flourish
Develop a deep understanding of human behavior—so that you can help people meet their full potential as image-bearers of God.
Here, you won't study human behavior from afar. You'll explore its nuances firsthand. That might mean working with autism patients in Grand Rapids’ own world-renowned children’s hospital. Or counseling struggling patients at a local health services clinic. It means intense courses where you will dive deep into big topics like addiction, justice, prejudice, stigma, and human health. It means learning from Christian faculty whose office doors are always open.
When you graduate, you'll be more than ready for grad school, med school, or a career in anything from healthcare to human services to business.
EXPLORE DEGREES IN Psychology
Pursue human health
Psychology is an excellent fit for Calvin’s pre-medicine program. If you plan a career in the healthcare world, explore Calvin’s highly-rated pre-med and other pre-professional health programs.
Works with Spanish
Many Calvin students pair a psychology major with a Spanish degree. Find out how easy it is to combine these two complementary majors.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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