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Program Requirements

For official Departmental program requirements for the Ph.D., please visit the program requirements web page for the area to which you intend to apply:

 Integrative Neuroscience | Clinical Psychology | Cognitive Science (Cognitive Psychology) | Social & Health Psychology

As an overview, to be awarded the Ph.D., students are required to complete relevant coursework, demonstrate competence in teaching, complete a second-year research project, complete a specialties paper in the third year, and complete a dissertation. Clinical students also are required to complete clinical training in the Psychological Center and a clinical internship.