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Our PhD program is consistently ranked among the top PhD training programs in the nation and throughout the world.

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What sets our program apart?

We are a collaborative department with highly-ranked programs in both basic and applied areas of Psychology and a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Students apply directly to one of seven areas of specialization depending on their individual interests and goals. The requirements vary across areas but all include coursework and mentored research. Our training supports students in becoming  accomplished scholars and researchers ready to take leadership roles in rewarding careers that shape the field of psychology globally. All students receive robust financial support with a five-year funding guarantee.

Areas of Specialization

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Our seven areas of specialization enable students to develop their own expertise.

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Diversity in Psychology Program

2019 Diversity in Psychology Program Attendees

Our program centers on the experiences of individuals who are historically underrepresented in psychology graduate programs. We offer mentorship, interactive Zoom sessions, and supportive resources that help participants learn about, and prepare to apply to, doctoral programs in psychology.

Learn more about our Diversity in Psychology Program

Additional Program Information

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College Resources for Graduate Students

Visit CLA’s website for graduate students to learn about collegiate funding opportunities, student support, career services, and more.

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