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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 social psychology program explores major themes in the search for understanding human behavior in a social world, including close relationships, health and well-being, diversity, and culture.

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.


Bert Uchino Receives the Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Distinguished Mentor Award Bert Uchino is a 2018 recipient of the Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Distinguished Mentor Award. He joins Don Strassberg, Tim Smith, and Cindy Berg as members of our department recognized campus-wide for their contributions to the success of their graduate students and postdocs.


Bruce EllisBruce Ellis Recipient of Distinguished Award!

Bruce Ellis is one of the recipients of the Distinguished Contributions to Interdisciplinary Understanding of Child Development Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).


Tina Soma & Luciana SalmiCongratulations to the Fullbright Award Semi-finalists!

Congratulations to two exceptional students in the Psychology dept: Tina Soma & Luciana Salmi! They have been selected as semi-finalists for a Fullbright Award 2019-20!


Danielle DelprioreDanielle J. Delpriore's study featured in Psychology Today

Danielle DelPriore of the University of Utah and her colleagues at Texas Christian University  wondered whether appearance enhancement might come with a social penalty.


Robert Kent de GrayMake Alternative Transit Time Count

Robert G. Kent de Gray conducted a study about people who are making alternative transit fun, interesting or productive and found that they are more likely to continue that transit mode long-term.


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Last Updated: 4/17/19