The Department of Psychology is committed to preparing students for careers in psychology related fields and for graduate study in applied and experimental areas of psychology. Our program is designed to provide undergraduates with exposure to the critical, historical, theoretical, and empirical elements of the science of psychology, consistent with the goals and mission of Lourdes.

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American Psychological Association
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
State Board of Psychology
Classics in the History of Psychology
Ohio Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference

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Sr. M. Francis Lopata Ph.D.

Sr. Francis Lopata

Sr. M. Constantia Fudali, Ph.D.

Sr. Constantia Fudali


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