Columbus State University Print Logo

Department of Psychology


Class room

B.S. Psychology

An undergraduate degree in psychology enhances career opportunities in many areas, and a graduate degree prepares students for professional careers in psychology and related fields.



Our research labs and facilities enhance the learning experience. We provide opportunities for student / faculty research collaborations leading to publications and presentations at professional conferences.



Ms. Madison Harris - Psychology Student of Excellence Award (2019)

Ms. Jenna Gaskins - Psychology Academic Achievement Award (2019)

Ms. Lacey Little - Psychology Undergraduate Research Award (2019)

Ms. Jessica Moody - SRACE Grant Recipient (2018-2019)

Ms. Michelle Chavarria - Co-winner Best Research Presentation, CSU Tower Day (2017)

Drs. Stephanie da Silva and Aisha Adams - Affordable Learning Georgia Mini-Grant, Round 12 (2018)

Dr. Diana Riser - Georgia Governor's Teaching Fellow (2018)

Dr. Aisha Adams - STEM Mini Grant (2018)

Dr. Stephanie da Silva - Chancellor's Learning Scholar (2018-2020)

Dr. Diana Riser - Finalist, CSU Educator of the Year Award (2018)

Dr. Stephanie da Silva - CSU Teaching Innovation Award (2018)

Dr. Stephanie da Silva - CSU Faculty Writing Fellow (2018-2019)

Dr. Stephanie da Silva - STEM Mini-Grant (2018)

Dr. Stephanie da Silva - CSU University Grant (2018-2019)

Drs. Stephanie da Silva and Amber Lupo - Affordable Learning Georgia Grant (2018)

Dr. Aisha Adams - CSU University Grant (2017)

Contact Us


Dept of Psychology
Columbus State University
4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Mark Schmidt, Dept Chair

Psi Chi International Honor Society

Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.