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Students gain advanced knowledge of psychology theory including developmental; perception, cognition and cognitive neuroscience; psychobiology; social-personality; and quantitative. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in psychology.


Program Address

Department of Psychology
143 Young Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-9362
(530) 752-2087

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Dec 1, 2019
Space Available: 
Jun 1, 2020
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 1, 2019
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2020

Degrees Offered

M.A. Plan I
M.A. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements

While an M.A. degree may be obtained while pursuing a Ph.D. degree, only Ph.D. applications will be accepted.


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Psychology
  • 07/01/2019 to 06/30/2021

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Psychology
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2021

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies