The Department of Psychological Sciences is the home of research and teaching about the brain, mind, and behavior at UConn.

Academic Programs

We offer general psychology education and specialized training at all levels, from individual neurons to the social interactions that shape society.

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Undergraduate Majors

Faculty at Five UConn Campuses

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professors

Externally Funded Grants

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Undergraduate Advising

Our Undergraduate Advising Office provides accurate and individualized support so that you can make the most of your education.

Advising Support

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Graduate Admissions

The Department offers a Ph.D. program with eight areas of concentration, along with three interdisciplinary graduate certificates.

Graduate Admissions

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Psychological Services Clinic

We offer mental health services to clients of all ages in eastern Connecticut while training UConn clinical psychology students.

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The Department is consistently ranked in the top 15 psychology departments for total research and development spending by the National Science Foundation. Our faculty are award-winning researchers and educators who collaborate across boundaries, divisions, and departments.

Recent News

The Jean Lau Chin Award for Outstanding Psychologist and Graduate Student in International Leadership Contributions is an award that brings recognition to exceptional psychologists and graduate students who have made international leadership contributions within their field of study.

Department Announcements

  • Psychologist (Clinical)
    The State of Connecticut is looking to hire a Psychologist (Clinical) (37.5 Hour) with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services located in Middletown, CT
    Posted on August 3, 2022