Graduate Program

The Department of Psychological Sciences offers a doctoral program (PhD) with emphases in:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognition and Neuroscience
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Quantitative Psychology
  • Social/Personality Psychology
  • Dual Emphasis in Child Clinical and Developmental Psychology

The department also offers a graduate minor in Psychological Statistics and Methods.

All emphasis areas offer broad empirical and theoretical training with a research emphasis. Full-time doctoral students are admitted to the program once a year in the Fall semester.

In addition to the PhD program, The Department of Psychological Sciences offers an MA in Applied Psychometrics. This is the only terminal MA the department offers.

If you have additional questions, please see our Frequently Asked Questions, and/or contact the Graduate Student Services office by phone at 573-882-0838, or email