Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Louisiana Tech University provides students with a background in both theoretical and applied psychology. Most faculty research interests fall within the following categories:

  • Neuroscience
  • Industrial/Organizational
  • Counseling/Clinical Concerns
  • Personality
  • Career Choice and Development
  • Gender and Sexuality

Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. The practice of psychology occurs across settings varied as mental health facilities, businesses and organizations, and scientific research laboratories. Our curricula and faculty research interests reflect the broad application of psychological science to every day life. At all levels of study, the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences promotes critical thinking, informed by science.

The Department of Psychology offers various degree programs. Faculty members are highly qualified and focus on teaching, research, and the development of ideas. Psychology is the study of mind and behavior in different settings. We prioritize critical thinking and value diversity for a rich learning environment.


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 10048
Ruston, LA 71272

Physical Address:
600 Mayfield Avenue
Woodard Hall 118
Ruston, LA 71270