Psychology

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of psychology theory including developmental; perception, cognition and cognitive neuroscience; psychobiology; social-personality; and quantitative. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in psychology.

Degree Type
Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Degrees Offered
M.A. Plan I
M.A. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Letters and Science


Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Dec 1, 2022
Space Available: Jun 1, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Dec 1, 2022
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Angela Scully
(530) 752-9362 | acscully@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Chair

Department Chair
Susan Rivera
(530) 754-4522 | chairpsych@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Chair
Brian Trainor
(530) 752-1672 | bctrainor@ucdavis.edu

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
Brian Trainor
Psychology
(530) 752-1672 | bctrainor@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Studies Contacts

Internal Fellowship Analyst
Heidi West
(530) 754-9473 | hewest@ucdavis.edu

External Fellowship Analyst
Yvette Garcia
ycgarcia@ucdavis.edu