Undergraduate Program

This portion of our site offers links and advice to undergraduate students. If you have questions about an undergraduate major in psychology, please visit the site of our undergraduate advisor, Dr. Danielle Nadorff. There you can make an appointment and see valuable links regarding the undergraduate curriculum. Here you can also view some information about careers in Psychology and resources about Graduate School.

Degree Requirements

How to Participate in Research

Psychology Research Program (PRP)

How to Get Involved in Research

Are you interested in becoming a research assistant in a faculty lab?

This valuable experience may provide you with practice in entering data, running participants, analyzing results, helping to prepare manuscripts, and going to conferences to present data. In addition, with hard work you can receive a faculty reference letter that you may use in applying to graduate school or a future career.

Our faculty have many different research interests, including:
academic success, addiction, ADHD, adjustment, anxiety, aversive conditioning, clinical cognition, cognitive aging, cognitive neuroscience, decision-making, depression, disruptive behavior disorders, drug use, gender, gerontology, insomnia and nightmare treatment, interpersonal relationships, juvenile delinquency, memory, minority studies, motivation, parenting, personality, persuasion, preventative health behaviors, problem solving, psychometrics, sensation and perception, sexual assault, signal detection theory, skill acquisition, social influence, suicidal behavior, unconscious perception, and more!

Read the bios of our MSU faculty at: http://www.psychology.msstate.edu/people/index.php

If a faculty member agrees to accept you into their lab, you will complete a PSY 4000 contract (available in the Main Office).

How to Get Involved in Student Organizations