About Us

Founded in 1967, The Department of Psychology proudly boasts over 1,000 undergraduate majors, making it one of the most popular majors at Montclair State University. Our faculty is comprised of 28 distinguished scholars, researchers, and lecturers who are committed to higher education and the discipline. We are located in Dickson Hall. Our main office is Dickson Hall #219. Our telephone number is 973-655-5201, and our fax number is 973-655-5121.

Majors, Minors, & Graduate Programs

Our major emphasizes critical thinking and analyzing research, preparing students for the challenges they will face in participating in an increasingly multicultural and complex world. The psychology major is comprised of 38 credits while the minor in psychology is 18 credits and the cognitive science minor is 20 credits. Find out more about our undergraduate programs.

We currently offer graduate degrees in Psychology, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, and Clinical Psychology (with concentrations in Child Clinical and Clinical Forensic). We also offer certification in School Psychology. Find out more.