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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.

Highlight

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!
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Student Job & Volunteer Fair

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10am - 2pm

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GIScience (GIS): Rewarding Careers for All

Monday, September 11, 2017, 12 - 1:30pm

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"S" Word Documentary Screening

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 5 - 8pm

News

 Liz Conradt receives Kucharski Young Investigator AwardLiz Conradt receives Kucharski Young Investigator Award

Elisabeth Conradt has been chosen to receive the Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology. This award recognizes a promising young investigator in the field of Developmental Psychobiology.

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Kelly FunkhouserKelly Ann Funkhouser helps introduce driver-assist technology safely

Kelly is researching how newly-developed driver-assist technologies are labeled by manufacturers and understood by consumers as they are brought to market. Using her background in human factors research, she is working…

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Bruce EllisBruce Ellis on BYU Radio

Bruce was interviewed for Julie Rose's Top of Mind program.

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Ed Diener, happiness and healthEd Diener, happiness and health

Prof. Ed Diener and his team, in a comprehensive review of studies on subjective well-being, has found that there is a connection between happiness and health in some instances. Prof. Diener is a leading expert on happiness, and he joined Dave in a radio interview recently to talk about these findings.

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Last Updated: 7/19/17