Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Students learn to apply the principles and methods of science to a broad range of topics, including memory, sensation, perception, learning, thought, motivation, emotion, human development, language, personality, abnormal behavior, psychotherapy, and social psychology.
In the fall of 2020, UTSA celebrates 25 years of the MS in Psychology program. In the last 25 years, more than 200 students received degrees and are working in fields like private practice, human resources, education, and more. We’ll feature some of these students all semester long as we celebrate this milestone.
Below, read about Sara, who is using her career to combine psychology and public health – two foci in the College for Health, Community and Policy.
Sara Garcia, born and raised in Texas, has a passion for issues of race and equity and the role of public policy in creating a more equitable education system. Currently, Sarah serves as a Program Officer with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She helps to execute and manage grant funding for organizations that are working to produce public goods on how policymakers can make the education system in the United States more equitable.Read Story ›
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