University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Psychology Programs

In 2015, the University of Michigan--Ann Arbor tied with Harvard for 4th place on the U.S. News & World Report list of top ranked graduate psychology programs in the United States. The Department of Psychology and University of Michigan is consistently ranked among the top psychology programs in the nation because of the quality of its students, its graduates, its programs and its faculty. In particular, the program's faculty are known throughout the world for their contributions to the development of new discovery and knowledge within the field of psychology. The university's undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology are also nationally and internationally recognized for the quality of their research education and innovative learning techniques and styles.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan--Ann Arbor is dedicated to the success of its student and innovation within the field of psychology. To this end, the department has a three fold mission: to create new scientific knowledge, teach innovative courses and involve students in real research, and maintain a exceptional record of graduate education. To support this mission, the Department of Psychology, employs one of the most committed teams of scholars and faculty of any university in the nation.

The goal of the undergraduate psychology department is to provide students an introduction to the type of analysis and methodological approaches used to study psychology and to prepare them for graduate school in psychology or another field (business, medicine, law, etc.) Undergraduate students are given the opportunity to participate in research and receive hands-on research training. Students are able to tailor their program to meet their unique career goals and personal interests. An undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Michigan provides students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in just about any discipline.

The graduate psychology department at the University of Michigan offer PhD degrees that focus on six areas of psychology: Biopsychology, Clinical Science, Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology and Personality & Social Contexts. The department also offers three joint programs of study: Social Work and Psychology, Education and Psychology, and Women's Studies and Psychology. Earning a PhD in Psychology from the University of Michigan prepares students for careers in both academic and practice settings--for positions in major universities, research organizations, health clinics, schools, corporate america, private practice, and in government agencies.

You can learn more about the psychology programs by contacting the University of Michigan--Ann Arbor psychology department directly using the contact information directly below.

Address: 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043
Admissions Phone: (734) 764-2580
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