The Miami University Department of Psychology is organized into three subareas based on research and teaching interests, reflecting subdisciplines in psychology.
1Brain & Cognitive ScienceWe are working to understand the cognitive processes and neurobiological mechanisms involved in perceiving, learning, remembering, understanding, reasoning, and acting in the environment. Learn more
2Clinical ProgramThe clinical program offers training and experience in research, teaching, and practice within a scientist-practitioner model. We strive to balance the structure needed to gauge student progress and provide grounding in the breadth of psychology with the freedom needed for students to design a program optimal to their professional goals. Learn more
3Social ProgramMembers of the social psychology program work together to understand various aspects of how individuals interact with the social world. Although our interests cover a wide range of topics, we particularly converge around the following topic areas. Learn more
Miami University’s graduate program in psychology offers Ph.D.s in psychology in each of three areas: Brain & Cognitive Science, Clinical Psychology, and Social Psychology.
The program offers emphases on research, teaching, and applied work in psychology with over 80 graduate students in the current program.read more →
Each semester, nearly 3,000 Miami University undergraduates take psychology courses, including approximately 1,000 students who major in psychology.
Psychology is one of the largest departments on the Miami University campus, serving students through the College of Arts and Science and throughout the University.read more →