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Explore psychology as a social and a natural science

Undergraduate Program
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Integrate education, training, and research

Graduate Program
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Consider real-world applications of psychology

Our Research

Major & Minor

Pursue a degree or take courses in psychology as a social science or natural science.

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Graduate Studies

We offer three graduate training programs that lead to a PhD.

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Research

Our department’s research coalesces in four signature areas.

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Faculty Positions Available!

We’re excited to announce tenure-track assistant professor openings in Clinical Psychology and Developmental Psychology.

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Research Spotlight

Helping teens channel stress, grow in resilience

Psychologists have developed a tool to help teens turn everyday stressors that could lead to anxiety and depression into a positive force instead.

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Department of Psychology Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our department strives to cultivate a climate where everyone feels respected, valued, and included. Different perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas are critically important for advancing knowledge and making our department and psychological science ever better.

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8clusters in psychology

Our psychology clusters satisfy the divisional requirement in social sciences.

Collaborations

We maintain strong ties with biological and social disciplines across the University, including ones in the Medical Center, Mt. Hope Family Center, Warner School of Education, and Arts, Sciences and Engineering.

Why PSY?

Our students study psychology as both a natural science and social science. Because of our program’s breadth and depth, they are able to tailor their education for postgraduate studies and careers in psychology, medicine, social work, law, education, and more.

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The Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences also offers PhD training in cognition, perception, neuroscience, and cognitive development.