Interdisciplinary Programs

Graduate students in the department may take advantage of several interdisciplinary emphases to enhance their education by acquiring perspectives and skills that supplement their training in Psychological and Brain Sciences. The graduate emphases currently available to students in the department are Cognitive Science, Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Technology and Society, and Environment and Society. In addition, a Certificate in College and University Teaching (CCUT) program is offered for students who wish to acquire superior competence and experience in preparation for teaching at the university or college level. Finally, students can participate in an interdisciplinary program in Dynamical Neuroscience, an interdisciplinary field that is focused on the study of how the nervous system generates perception, behavior, and cognition. Each of these programs has specific requirements that are in addition to the requirements for the Ph.D. in Psychology that can be viewed by clicking the relevant links below.