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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.

Highlight

Dekoeyer-Laros and Wright The Salt Lake Tribune has published an op-ed piece by Ilse Dekoeyer-Laros and Cindy Wright, titled "To do right by our babies, we must nurture our parents." This piece examines the development of babies and the importance of parenting despite high levels of stress, and the role played by social programs in assisting new mothers. For more on this topic, visit the upcoming event, "Raising our Babies," a public meeting March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Utah, Building 73.
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Are romantic matching algorithms possible? Dr. Samantha Joel, relationships researcher, sought to answer this question using advanced machine learning techniques, and what she found may surprise you.

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Madison Niermeyer wins National Academy of Neuropsychology Student Poster AwardMadison Niermeyer wins National Academy of Neuropsychology Student Poster Award

Madison Niermeyer’s poster, titled Reported Expressive Suppression in Daily Life is Related to Lower Executive Functioning and Slower Action Planning Among Older Adults, has been selected by the National Academy of Neuropsychology as a winner of the Student Poster Award.

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Brennan Payne Selected for the Vice President’s Clinical & Translational Scholars (VP-CAT) ProgramBrennan Payne Selected for the Vice President’s Clinical & Translational Scholars (VP-CAT) Program

This year, Brennan Payne joins Liz Conradt and Katie Baucom as members of our faculty accepted to this highly competitive program. Congratulations, Brennan!

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David Sanbonmatsu's Research Shows We're Not As Good At Multitasking As We ThinkDavid Sanbonmatsu's Research Shows We're Not As Good At Multitasking As We Think

Is multitasking a struggle for you? There's a secret to improving productivity, according to an article published in Mic, and it's to focus on one thing at a time.

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Last Updated: 8/30/17