Graduate Program

Graduate Program

Join a distinguished graduate program designed to enhance the skills and knowledge that will help you build a successful career.

The deadline for application to the M.A. program is January 1.

The deadline for application to the Ph.D. program is December 1.

Graduate Programs (Tracks)

  • M.A. Psychology - Clinical Track

    The clinical track of the Master of Arts in Psychology is an adult-focused program that follows the Boulder scientist/practitioner training model which emphasizes the integrated roles of science and practice.

  • M.A. Psychology - Psychological Science Track

    The Psychological Science track of the Master of Arts in Psychology provides the student with a solid foundation in psychological research. The program includes coursework in Psychological Science design, research methodology, and statistics.

  • Clinical Psychology Ph.D. with Major Area of Study in Geropsychology

    The program trains students according to the scientist-practitioner model in mental health diagnosis, assessment, and intervention for adults and older adults, and in basic and applied research on the psychological functioning of adults and aging individuals.

  • Clinical Psychology Ph.D. with Major Area of Study in Trauma

    The program trains students according to the scientist-practitioner model in mental health diagnosis, assessment, and intervention for adults who have experienced traumas, and in basic and applied research on the psychological functioning of adults with a trauma history.

  • M.A. Sub-Plans

    The Psychology Department offers two tracks within its Master's program: Clinical and Psychological Science. Upon completing either of these programs, a student is conferred a general M.A. degree in Psychology. But M.A. students also have the option to gain experience within a specialized sub-field, formally called a "sub-plan," in the discipline. The sub-plans include geropsychology, trauma psychology, psychology and law, cognition, and developmental psychology.