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Psychology graduate programs at Stanford University
|Students Enrolled in Stanford University graduate programs : 12492|
Composition of students population for Psychology
|Masters degree in Psychology awarded to 2 students|
|Psychology Graduate program Tuition for in state students||$50,703|
|Out of State Average Full Time Tuition for Psychology Graduate Program||$50,703|
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor (Teaching) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Administrative and Academic Special Programs). Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) at the Stanford University Medical Center. PhD Clinical and Community Psychologist, Implementation Science National Center for PTSD, Dissemination and Training Division, VA Palo Alto Health Care System Affiliate Instructor, University of Washington School of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
PhD Degree Requirements
Graduate students in the Psychology PhD program conduct in-depth research in one of five areas of study: Cognitive, Developmental, Affective, Neuroscience, or Social Psychology. PSYCH212: Classic and Contemporary Social Psychology Research or PSYCH 215 Mind, Culture, and Society.
Scholarships and financial aid available for Psychology
The department, housed in Jordan Hall, maintains many computer-equipped laboratories and the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging (CNI). Bing Nursery School, located on campus at 850 Escondido Road, provides a laboratory for child observation, training in nursery school teaching, and research. It was constructed with funding from the National Science Foundation and a special grant from Mrs. Anna Bing Arnold and Dr. Peter Bing.
The mission of the program in Psychology is to introduce students to the theories and empirical studies of human behavior. This includes the study of aging, achievement, child development, cognitive processes, conflict, culture, decision making, emotion, group behavior, health, identity, infancy, language, learning and memory, morality, motivation, personality, psychopathology, race, self, social perception, visual perception, and other related topics. The major provides students with knowledge and skills relevant to professional careers in technology, business, counseling, education, public policy, law, and medicine, as well as graduate studies in Psychology.
The purpose of the master program is to further develop knowledge and skills in Psychology and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies. This is achieved through completion of courses, in the primary field as well as related areas, and experience with independent work and specialization. The master program is available only to Ph.D. students in Psychology and, under special circumstances, students enrolled in other graduate programs offered through the University.
The Ph.D. is conferred upon candidates who have demonstrated substantial scholarship and the ability to conduct independent research and analysis in Psychology. Through completion of advanced course work and rigorous skills training, the doctoral program prepares students to make original contributions to the knowledge of Psychology and to disseminate this knowledge.
Students may count up to 10 units of research, independent study, and practica (including but not limited to PSYCH 194 Reading and Special Work, PSYCH 195 Special Laboratory Projects, PSYCH 281 Practicum in Teaching) toward the Psychology major.
Psychology is projected to grow 14 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than average for all occupations Median pay for Psychology in 2018 was 95710$. The number of jobs were 13310.