Bachelor of Science in Psychology

  • Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology (Macomb Campus)

Why Choose Psychology at WIU?

  • Our unique Forensic Psychology option,  available at the Macomb campus, provides students with a competitive edge in the industry
  • Earn field experience credit for work in such agencies as community mental health or rehabilitation centers
  • Participate in HOTLINE, a student-run crisis intervention telephone service
  • Extensive contact with faculty through individual readings, undergraduate seminars, and departmental committee memberships
  • Get involved in faculty research labs and present research projects at student-oriented and professional conferences

Program Availability

  • Macomb
  • Quad Cities (Psychology option)

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Residential Specialist, Heritage Behavioral Health Center
  • Institutional Research Analyst, Southeast Community College
  • Training and Development Specialist, Novus International, Inc.
  • Clinical Writer, GE Healthcare
  • Police agencies and correctional facilities in Illinois and Missouri


The Jim Joyce Scholarship is given automatically to incoming freshman Psychology majors meeting a minimum college standardized testing score. Other departmental scholarships are awarded to outstanding junior and senior psychology majors through a faculty nomination process, including the following: