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Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts (M.A.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

*Note: 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.

  • Human Factors
  • Clinical Psychology
Required Test for Admission:


Required Supplemental Application Materials:
Application Deadlines:

Clinical: December 15
Human Factors: February 15

Department Contact Information:

University of South Dakota
Psychology Department
414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD  57069

Phone: 605-677-5353
Fax: 605-677-3195
Human Factors:

Phone: 605-677-5351
Fax: 605-677-3195

Program websites:


Program Director: Dr. Barbara Yutrzenka (

Human Factors

Program Director: Dr. Jan Berkhout (

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For additional information about the Psychology programs offered at USD, Request More Information or contact the Graduate School at or 1-800-233-7937.