Graduate Programs

The Department of Psychology at the University of South Florida is committed to furthering our understanding of behavior and mental processes utilizing the methods of science.

Doctoral (PhD) Program in Psychology

Graduate students are trained in both basic and applied research to become independent scholars. Students work with one or more faculty members engaging in a broad range of research. Students can enter with a Master’s degree or they can earn a Master of Arts Along the Way as part of the Ph.D. program.

Master of Arts (MA) in Psychological Sciences

Psychological Sciences is a self-contained M.A. degree that includes the study of biological, social, developmental and cognitive bases of health and human behavior (This degree is different from the M.A. en route to the Ph.D. Admission into or completion of the M.A. degree in Psychological Sciences has no bearing on admissions into the Ph.D. program above.)

Graduate Certificates