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Psychology

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services, which houses the Psychology Department, ranks in the top 2% of all graduate colleges of education. The college was also ranked third in the nation in total research dollars received, according to "America's Best Graduate Schools" U.S. News & World Report.

Psychology Department faculty actively collaborate with students on a variety of research projects, including parenting interventions for Latino families, interventions for individuals with anxiety disorders, cognition in young children, animal modeling of drug abuse, impulsivity, etc. Students are active in presenting at national conferences, authoring journal articles and book chapters, and submitting for grant funding.

Note: The EdS and PhD are not available at this location.

Differential Tuition

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.

School Counseling Specialization

  • Students who graduate with the school counseling specialization work as counselors in K-12 public and private schools.

School Psychology Specialization

  • Students who graduate with the school psychology specialization work as psychologists in K-12 schools.

Combined Professional-Scientific Psychology Specialization

  • With the combined professional-scientific psychology specialization, students can work as psychologists in the following capacities: hospitals, academia, university counseling centers, private practice, community mental health centers

Experimental and Applied Psychological Science

  • Students who graduate with the experimental and applied psychological science specialization work at universities in faculty or research positions.