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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Remarkable Researcher: Psychology Major Jessica Hernandez
Psychology major Jessica Hernandez has a passion for early educational intervention and equitable treatment for all students. See how she explored her interest at NC State through undergraduate research.
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Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against
A new study from NC State psychologists finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.