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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.

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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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Sociology and U: Performance Art on Race, Class, and Gender

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News

Jacqueline Chen Comments on Online DepersonalizationJacqueline Chen Comments on Online Depersonalization

In a new story on KSL.com, Dr. Jacqueline Chen uses social psychology to explain the phenomenon of depersonalization, and the effect it has on "mob mentality" behavior on social media.

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Samantha Joel Investigates Relationship DecisionsSamantha Joel Investigates Relationship Decisions

Samantha’s study, published in Social Psychology and Personality Science in an article titled “Wanting to Stay and Wanting to Go: Unpacking the Content and Structure of Relationship Stay/Leave Decision Processes", focuses on understanding…

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Kristina Rand and Brennan Payne Receive Early Career AwardsKristina Rand and Brennan Payne Receive Early Career Awards

Congratulations to Kristina and Brennan, who have both received Early Career Awards from APA Division 3 (Society for Experimental Psychology in Cognitive Science) in the Human Perception and Performance category for the best papers...

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 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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Last Updated: 8/30/17