Department of Psychology
Study the intricacies of the human mind.
The Psychology Department at the University of North Dakota has a multidimensional mission to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education, student advisement at both the baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate levels, teacher education for graduate students pursuing higher education positions, and a high level of faculty and student scholarship.
Programs & Degrees
Graduate programs are designed for residential students who are enrolled full-time (part-time students are not admitted). Students are expected to apply scientific findings in their respective area of specialization and to integrate scientific and applied activities as a method of further enhancing the quality of each.
- Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)
- The Ph.D. programs are scientifically-oriented and offer intensive training in the scholarly research and applied aspects of their areas. They are designed to produce respected scholars in the field as manifested in the generation of high quality research which is disseminated in lecturing, writing, and presentations.
- General-Experimental Psychology (Ph.D.)
- Forensic Psychology (M.S.)
- Forensic Psychology (M.A.)
- The department awards a M.A. degree in general psychology after completion of the thesis (and remaining curriculum requirements) for students enrolled in one of our two Ph.D. programs. UND does not offer a terminal master's degree in clinical or general experimental psychology.
The mission of the Department of Psychology at the University of North Dakota is to disseminate and generate knowledge in the multiple areas of the discipline of psychology. In addition, the Department is committed to offering a meaningful and diverse education for students, both graduate and undergraduate. The Department takes pride in its academic and scholarly excellence and will continue to evaluate and implement changes that promote the integrity, growth, and reputation of the department to aid in the mission and goals of the college, university, state, and larger professional community.