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Bachelor's Program

The Department of Psychology offers a dynamic major, minor, Human Factors Certificate and Honors Track in Psychology. Coursework includes the study of psychology as a profession, cognition, intergroup relations, infancy, emotions, human performance, personality, sexuality, health and much more.

Various opportunities are available for undergraduate students in and outside of the classroom. Students may perform research as research assistants or receive hands on experience through a local organization as field experience participants. Learn More…

Ph.D Graduate Programs

Clinical Ph.D. Program

The APA-accredited Clinical Training Program in the Department of Psychology at the University of Utah follows the principles of a clinical science model.

Social Ph.D. Program

The interests of the faculty in the social program encompass topics including social influence, motivation, environment and behavior, health, and interpersonal relationships.

CNS Ph.D. Program

The Cognition and Neural Science (CNS) program places a strong emphasis on merging basic brain and cognitive science with applied domains.

Developmental Ph.D.Program

The Developmental Program specializes in research on the development of social and interpersonal processes in real-world contexts from infancy through adulthood.


Cindy Berg Cindy Berg has been awarded a Distinguished Scholarly & Creative Research Award. The award recognizes lifelong accomplishments by considering the extent to which they represent a major breakthrough or advance in the field, are intellectually distinctive or creative, and contribute to improvement and enrichment in the human condition. Cindy is currently involved in many projects that aim to improve people’s lives. Congratulations, Cindy!




Interview Training

Monday, October 24, 2016, 12 - 1pm



Candidate Conversations 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 10:30am - 12:30pm



"Latino Health Paradoxes" talk by John M. Ruiz

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 3:30 - 5pm


Craig Bryan sets record straight regarding PTSD and veterans in CNN interviewCraig Bryan sets record straight regarding PTSD and veterans in CNN interview

Craig Bryan, Director of the National Center for Veterans Studies, educates us about veteran's suicide behavior and PTSD.


Congratulations to Paula and Brian on their publication in Brain and BehaviorCongratulations to Paula and Brian on their publication in Brain and Behavior

Congratulations to Paula and Brian on their publication in Brain and Behavior, which has received extensive media coverage in such outlets as ABC News, LiveScience, Popular Science, Research and Development Magazine, Self magazine,, and the Today Show!


Monica PasupathiMonisha Pasupathi Talks About Memories In Wall Street Journal Article

Monisha explains that sharing stories with others helps us find meaning in the experience, but only if the one we are telling the story to is paying attention to what is being said.


Craig BryanCraig Bryan Receives Presidential Scholar Award

The Presidential Scholar award is a prestigious award given out by the University of Utah to recognize excellence and achievement for faculty members at the associate professor level. Congratulations Craig!


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Last Updated: 10/19/16