The Department of Psychology offers the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program, which provides students with breadth of training in psychology and in depth study in specialized areas. Qualified students are accepted into the Ph.D. program after their completion of either a baccalaureate degree or a master’s degree. Interested applicants should select to join a specific program. For information about our programs, see Department of Psychology, Graduate Programs. All students who are admitted for graduate study will begin in the fall semester (e.g., application deadlines of December 1, 2012, or January 5, 2013, are for entry in fall, 2013).
Application deadline is December 1 for:
Clinical (CLG, CLC, CLN)
Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience (NBN)
Cognitive Sciences (CGS)
Application deadline is January 5 for:
The Clinical Psychology Program’s on campus interview days for 2014 are Wednesday, February 19, and Friday, February 21. This includes applicants to the Clinical Program who wish to dually enroll in Community Program (CLC) or Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience Program (CLN). Because interviewees will be asked to attend one of the two interview days, applicants should reserve both days.
In order to apply for graduate study in psychology, please follow the detailed instructions available on the College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Admissions website.
We provide the following tips to facilitate applying to the Department of Psychology
If you have additional questions specifically for the Department of Psychology, you may contact Kristy Hill, Graduate Admissions Coordinator, by email at email@example.com, or Dr. Lindsey Cohen, Director of Graduate Studies for Psychology, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions regarding the application process and/or the submission of application materials, please contact Lita Malveaux, Academic Advisor in the Office of Graduate Services, at 404-413-5046 or by email at email@example.com.