Psychology @ SMU

The Psychology Department consists of a vibrant group of faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduate students who seek to understand human behavior and, in turn, to make the world a better place.

We offer undergraduate B.A. and B.S. degrees, an M.S. degree in Organizational Psychology, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.

Our faculty members’ research spans a diverse range of topics, including family relationships, health behaviors, personality, cognition and the brain, and mental illnesses. In terms of faculty research productivity, our department ranks in the top 10% of psychology departments nationally (Academic Analytics). We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the people, the research, and the opportunities for students. Please contact us with any questions.

Why Study Psychology at SMU?

The SMU Department of Psychology equips students with a superior academic foundation and positions them as priority candidates in the job market.

Department Highlights

SMU Psychology Clinic

The SMU Psychology Clinic is a non-profit training clinic housed within SMU’s Department of Psychology.

M.S. in Organizational Psychology

The Masters of Science in Organizational Psychology MS is a 36-hour, cohort-based program including advanced coursework in program evaluation, diversity at work, leadership and teams, people analytics, and practical experience through an applied internship.

Research Labs

The Psychology Department faculty and staff continue to produce cutting edge research. Read below to learn more about our research labs.

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