Graduate Programs in Psychology

​There are four graduate programs within the Department of Psychology and an interdisciplinary Neuroscience program.

The Clinical Psychology program leads to a Ph.D. degree, and is accredited by the American Psychological Association 1. The Experimental Psychology program includes the M.S. in Experimental Psychology, and the Ph.D. in Applied Experimental Psychology. The Industrial/Organizational Psychology program includes both the M.A. and the first Ph.D. degree to be offered at CMU. The School Psychology program has both a Specialist in Psychological Services degree (S.Psy.S.) and a Ph.D. degree, and is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists2 and accredited by the American Psychological Association1. The interdisciplinary Neuroscience program includes an M.S. and Ph.D. option. Please see our brochure about Graduate School written by Holly Ketterer, Ph.D.

Student Forms Necessary for All Psychology Graduate Programs  
1 Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of /academics/humanities_social_behavioral_sciences/ Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002.  Telephone: 202-336-5979. Email: Web: