As psychologists, we know that what makes a program outstanding are its people – students, faculty and staff alike – and the experiences they create. The common denominators among our faculty are a love of Psychology, excellence in teaching and scholarship, an approachable and supportive advising style, and an unwavering commitment to student success.
Rider’s Psychology program is designed to meet the needs of various types of students and to develop a broad understanding of the many topic areas within psychology. The program is committed to helping students understand and appreciate both the scientific foundations and human service aspects of the field of psychology. By understanding the issues in contemporary psychology, students will be able to recognize and apply psychological knowledge in order to provide solutions to real world problems.