Department of Psychology

Understanding People

At LeTourneau, we offer a variety of degree programs in psychology, allowing students to customize their experience to fit their interests. Students learn to practice psychology by applying learned theories and principles while keeping the value of Christian morals and spirituality in mind, making a difference in lives of people in every area of society.

Our small class sizes also allow students to get the individualized instruction LeTourneau is known for. This personal attention prepares students for grad school as well as a number of careers, including clinical psychology, counseling, child development and missions.

LeTourneau's psychology students are given many opportunities to get involved, including psychology practicums and off-campus study programs. These opportunities enhance students' hands-on training in analyzing behavior and the human mind. Students are also encouraged to take part in the psychology club, creating a community with other psychology students. 


Vision and Values

As a student in the Department of Psychology at LeTourneau University, faculty and staff will invest time and energy in you and your education. The Psychology Department strives to:

  • Educate in a manner grounded in the Christian faith
  • Train highly competent mental health professionals from a responsible clinical perspective for work with individuals, couples, families and groups
  • Instill in students a vision for ministry to carry throughout the world
  • Practice and emphasize a commitment to professional service
  • Conduct training in an intentional community of faith to balance spiritual, personal, professional, and interpersonal growth and development

As a department we teach:

  • Human suffering requires empathy and understanding
  • A respectful and nonjudgmental attitude toward all persons and valuing of that which brings them health and wholeness
  • A commitment to one's own personal growth toward spiritual and psychological maturity
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