About School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

School of Education and Behavioral Sciences


The Department of Psychology offers the Bachelor of Arts degree and a minor in Psychology. This program prepares learners for entry-level positions in the behavioral and social sciences, and graduate and/or professional-level study through excellent teaching and research training. 

The mission of the Psychology program is to prepare students to become psychologically literate citizens, ethical professionals and leaders in a dynamic society. 

The Department of Psychology provides a sound foundation for scholarly pursuits and enhancement of knowledge, dispositions and skills for professional development. 

  1. Provide a sound academic and intellectual foundation that reflects the application of content in a diverse society. 
  2. Demonstrate leadership skills through academic inquiry, ethical, and professional practices and lifelong learning experiences. 
  3. Prepare students for graduate and professional studies, and career choices in behavioral, social and STEM-related organizations. 
  1. Learners demonstrate knowledge of psychological concepts, major theories, and scientific methodology. 
  2. Learners develop critical thinking skills, information technology literacy, and a respect for cultural diversity. 
  3. Learners demonstrate competence in effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication. 

The Langston University Department of Psychology’s Program Outcomes and Student Learning Outcomes and Dispositions are in alignment with the American Psychological Association.
Learning Goals and Outcomes: 

  1. Knowledge Base in Psychology 
  2. Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking 
  3. Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World 
  4. Communication 
  5. Professional Development 


Elizabeth Anne Albright, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Psychology
Susan Mathew, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Lawrence Murray, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Degree Options & Study Plans

Upcoming Events

45th Anniversary Luncheon: LU-Tulsa

June 13, 2024
The Langston University urban campuses located in Oklahoma City and Tulsa will commemorate their 45-year anniversaries this June with celebratory luncheons. LU-Tulsa will celebrate its 45-year anniversary with a luncheon in the Doubletree by Hilton in Downtown Tulsa on June 13. The deadline to purchase tickets is June 6. Tickets can be purchased for $45 at bit.ly/LUTulsa45. Paid parking available near ...

Juneteenth Informational Fair

June 13, 2024
Langston University will host a Juneteenth Informational Fair at the Oklahoma City campus, 7401 N. Kelley Avenue, on Thursday, June 13 from 5-7 p.m. The event, sponsored by LU’s Reach Higher Program, will feature family-friendly activities such as a bounce house, face painting and food. It will also give attendees an opportunity to learn about Langston’s online bachelor’s degree in ...

We Roar In Dallas: A One-Stop Enrollment Event

June 22, 2024
Interested students and their family are invited to attend Langston University’s “WE ROAR IN DALLAS” event on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 10 am to 2 pm in the Christian Temple of Faith Fellowship Hall at 14120 Noel Road in Dallas! During this FREE event, meet with Admissions, Financial Aid, Advising, and Housing Representatives at Oklahoma’s only Historically Black College ...

Lion Camp 2024

July 26, 2024
Lion Camp is a time for new students to venture to campus, meet fellow Lions, and begin their academic and campus engagement experience. The purpose of Lion Camp is to make your transition to college life as smooth and enjoyable as possible while also integrating you and your family into the Langston University community. Students who attend Lion Camp get ...

Fall Classes Start August 5th

August 5, 2024
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