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Department of Psychology

The Utah State Psychology Department is home to seven graduate level programs and a thriving undergraduate major. With more than 227 PhDs awarded since 1990 our alumni network is rapidly growing. Students from many different walks of life have found a home and place of belonging in Logan, Utah. The department’s commitment to seeking and training diverse students and faculty has created a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission is to make substantial contributions to the development of new knowledge. Department interests across ethnic/cultural communities, identity, and rural populations develops well rounded, professional and knowledgeable graduates. 

We are dedicated to facilitating student professional and academic growth as well as fostering a strong commitment to ethical practice in psychology. Learn more about diversity efforts in the Psychology department.

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USU Psychology Community Shares Successes During COVID-19


The USU Psychology Department is celebrating successes and social distancing!

Jay Hinnenkamp

Department Spotlight: Jay Hinnenkamp


Jay Hinnenkamp is a doctoral student in the USU Department of Psychology’s Behavior Analysis Program and a student in Dr. Greg Madden’s Behavioral Economics Lab.

Students and Faculty Attend National Conference for School Psychologists

Students and Faculty Attend National Conference for School Psychologists


Eleven graduate students and three faculty from the Utah State Psychology Department’s School Psychology Program attended and presented research at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention