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How do we learn? What is personality, and how can it be measured? What motivates behavior? The study of psychology is a way to find the answers to these and other vital, fundamental questions. Explore a window into the beauty and majesty of the human mind through Gannon University's psychology program and secure your meaningful career in social work, counseling, business, health care administration, law and more.
Gain real-world knowledge through key psychology courses including:
The Helping Relationship: Learn basic helping skills and have the opportunity to practice and role play in specially designed counseling rooms with two-way mirrors for observation.
Industrial-Organizational Psychology: Study how psychological principles are applied in the work environment, a growing and highly lucrative sub-field of psychology.
Group Dynamics: Explore the interaction of people in groups, with application for therapeutic and other settings. Experience group dynamics first-hand through class exercises held in group counseling rooms.
Our psychology program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
“I am thankful for my professors who involve me in the Erie community through internships and interpersonal connections.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Timothy CoppockAssociate ProfessorAssociate ProfessorChairperson
Timothy CaswellAssociate Professor
Jessica HartnettAssociate Professor
Ryan LeonardAssistant Professor
John RanneyAssistant Professor
Luke RosielleAssociate ProfessorUG Program Director
Sofia StepanyanAssistant Professor
Barbara TownsendAssociate Professor
Robin ArcherAdjunct Lecturer
Timothy JohnsonAdjunct Lecturer
Bruce KobalAdjunct Lecturer
John RanneyAdjunct Lecturer
Richard StatesAdjunct Lecturer
Emily WachterAdjunct Lecturer