This program offers graduate degrees in the field of social psychology. The University of Connecticut is a top-20 public university in the U.S. The Department of Psychology is routinely ranked in top 10 in U.S. grant funding and its doctoral program is ranked in top 30 public research universities by The National Research Council. A recent comparison ranked UConn's social psychology program 11th in citation impact among universities in the U.S. (Nosek et al., 2010). (See more accolades and honors.)
Our program emphasizes important social issues (e.g., health, prejudice, and discrimination) using multiple theoretical perspectives, multiple methods, and multiple levels of analysis (individual, dyad, group, intergroup, culture, network, society, international, ecology).