Area emphases include Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, Health, 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, 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.
- Behavioral Neuroscience
- Clinical Psychology
- Cognitive Neuroscience *
- Cognitive Psychology
- Computational Cognition **
- Developmental Psychology
- Health Psychology
- Learning & Behavior ***
- Quantitative Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Social and Affective Neuroscience ****
* Open to students accepted into the Behavioral Neuroscience or Cognitive Areas.
** Open to students accepted into the Cognitive Area.
*** Open to students accepted into the Behavioral Neuroscience Area.
**** Open to students accepted into the Developmental or Social Areas.
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.