MidAmerica Nazarene University
Psychology is the study of mind and behavior. We want to understand "why?" Why do people have certain thoughts, feelings and behaviors? We want to understand "how?" How do we effectively help people to live a life that is full, healthy, and connected?

The Facts

At MNU, we study psychology with a compassionate heart. Professors lead you in discussions and projects that explore the social, developmental, neuropsychological, cultural and biological aspects of human function.

Psychology at MNU actively engages our knowledge of human science with our Christian faith.

Our classes follow guidelines established by the American Psychological Association. You'll study topics like human

development, social psychology, organizational psychology, psychobiology and statistical methods, abnormal behavior and the fundamentals of counseling. You'll understand research methods, including experiment design and analysis. You will complete an internship as part of the psychology program, providing exposure to the everyday life in psychology-related professions allowing for great networking opportunities.

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"My favorite class was Social Psychology because it explained the individual as a social being. It's a class that I think anyone can benefit from because as they say, no man is an island."

Natalie Eick on Social Psychology

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“The Behavioral Sciences Department at MNU seeks to prepare students for a life of service in the helping professions.”

Scott Koeneman, PsyD
Chair of the School of Behavioral Sciences Department

Our faculty members are experts in their field, with experience in clinical psychology, developmental psychology, counseling, marriage & family therapy, and experimental neuroscience.

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Psychology Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.


We've recently placed students in internships at:

  • Advice & Aid Pregnancy Center
  • Alliance on Aging
  • CommunityWorks, Inc.
  • Heart to Heart International
  • Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center
  • Kansas City Urban Youth Center
  • Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault
  • Olathe School District
  • Salvation Army: Family Lodge
  • TLC for Children & Families
Psychology Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.


Touching every aspect of psychology, you could become a(n): 

Health Psychologist
Child Protective Worker
Marriage and Family Therapist

Community Relations Representative
Adoption Case Worker
Clinical & Counseling Psychologist

Career Counselor
Military Psychologist
Personnel Manager

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