Psychology Graduate

The Right Choice

Choose to major in psychology to study the human mind, brain and behavior.

Our programs offer graduate training leading to a Ph.D. degree. You will be able to explore individual interests within the broad areas of psychology. 

Disaster Mental Health Graduate Certificate
This graduate certificate is intended to prepare mental health professionals to serve their communities in preparing for, responding to and recovering from disaster, terrorist attacks and public health emergencies.

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Master of Arts (M.A.)
The M.A. in Psychology is not offered as a terminal degree. It is earned in the process of completing the Ph.D. degree requirements in the Clinical and Human Factors Specializations.

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The program is designed to provide a strong theoretical base that can be readily applied to various working environments and to prepare students for careers in business, industry and government.


  • Human Factors
  • Clinical Psychology

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Admission Requirements

Application requirements can be found at Graduate School Admission Requirements and include:

  1. Completed Graduate Application
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  2. $35 application fee
  3. One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and official transcripts of all academic work at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required for all students
  4. A minimum of 18 credit hours of undergraduate psychology coursework (Clinical Psychology specialization only)
  5. Three letters of recommendation
            Letter of Recommendation Form
  6. Statement of Purpose
  7. Research Mentoring Preference Form (Clinical Psychology specialization only)
  8. Clinical Psychology applicants must submit a Supplemental Application
  9. Official copy of GRE scores
  10. Additional requirements exist for international applicants.  For more information, visit International Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Psychology in the current graduate catalog.

Application Deadline

Clinical Psychology: December 15
Human Factors: February 15

The Classroom & Beyond

  • Savannah Peters

    Savannah Geske

    has won the Henry P. David Research Grant for her dissertation research.

  • Jill Morris and Christine Tirabassi


    Jill Morris and Christine Tirabassi are recipients of the Society for Community Research and Action mini grant.

  • Human Factors Students

    Human Factors and Ergonomics Chapter

    received the 2015 Outstanding Student Chapter Silver Award.