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.
Join Our Community
Taking the next step in your academic career can be both exciting and stressful. Our top-notch community of graduate students and faculty will help you find a place in our community. We want to support your unique goals and interests — and work alongside you to think and do the extraordinary. Get a sense of the collaborative environment on campus in this video about Graduate Student Visiting Day.
Graduate Student News Stories More Stories
Mar 21, 2019
Attitudes About Health Affect How Older Adults Engage With Negative Health News
Research from NC State psychologists shows that older adults are more willing to engage with negative health information when they have a positive attitude about their own health.
Mar 15, 2019
For Older Adults, Sense of Control Tied To Feeling Younger
A recent study on the psychology of aging finds older adults feel younger when they feel they have more control over their daily lives, regardless of stress or health concerns. However, stress and health – not a sense of control – play a significant role in how old younger adults feel.