Areas of Study
Area emphases include Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, Health Psychology, Learning and Behavior, Quantitative, and Social Psychology.
The department offers graduate Ph.D. training (there is no separate M.A. program) with area emphases in Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, Health Psychology, Learning and Behavior, Quantitative, and Social Psychology. The central objective in all these fields is to train researchers dedicated to increasing the body of scientific knowledge upon which the discipline of psychology rests. The program is designed to prepare psychologists to function effectively as researchers, college and university instructors, and professional research psychologists.
Majors & Specializations
- Behavioral Neuroscience
- Clinical Psychology
- Cognitive Psychology
- Cognitive Neuroscience *
- Specialization in Computational Cognition **
- Developmental Psychology
- Health Psychology
- Learning & Behavior
- Social Psychology
* Open to students accepted into the Behavioral Neuroscience or Cognitive Areas
** Open to students accepted into the Cognitive area.
For a listing of the minors that are offered, please refer to the Minor Area Course Requirements in the current Handbook.
Individualized Minors: Students may petition for individualized minors.
Centers & Programs
For a listing of Centers and Programs within the Department of Psychology, please refer to the Centers and Programs web page.