The University of Alabama in Huntsville
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ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Science, as well as the Honors College.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 84 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 21 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and eight certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Game Design and Development. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The relatively small Department of Psychology offers a B.A. in Psychology, with tracks in Psychological Science and Psychological Services. It has a M.A. program in Experimental Psychology, with a specialization in Industrial/Organizational Psychology also offered. The department has six faculty serving 150 undergraduate and 20 graduate students. We are looking toward expanding our M.A. program in Experimental Psychology and to grow our focus on Industrial/Organizational and Human Factors and Engineering Psychology. Many of our graduates find employment with private corporations and government technology innovators given the numerous applied opportunities in Huntsville.