The Psychology Department offers graduate degrees at the doctoral level in a number of fields. We have a rich, long history of granting graduate level degrees, beginning in 1948, and we offer multiple courses of study. We do not, however, offer training in either clinical or counseling psychology.
- Applied Social and Community Psychology
- Human Factors and Applied Cognition Psychology
- Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Lifespan Developmental Psychology
- School Psychology
Students apply to an area and benefit from cross-disciplinary coursework and research across areas.
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Jun 12, 2018
Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel
A recent study NC State psychologists finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.
Jun 4, 2018
Global Perspectives Certificate Student Spotlight: Madelyn Afshar
NC State's Global Perspectives Certificate allowed Madelyn Afshar to merge her interests in psychology, Middle Eastern studies and international relations.
May 23, 2018
Committed and Marginalized: How Race and Sexual Identity Impact Activism
What does activism mean to you? More specifically, how can we best understand the psychology of activism among Black people who also identity as LGBTQ? NC State graduate student Kristen Pender’s research explores those questions.