What’s Unique about psychology at UNCG?

  • A structured curriculum, including hands-on laboratory experience, builds depth of understanding.
  • Annual Kendon Smith Lecture Series and other lectures bring psychologists from around the nation to UNCG to discuss research issues.
  • Internationally recognized professors publish their work in the top research journals, including with student co-authors.

Academic clubs and organizations

  • Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society) sponsors social and academic events.

Student opportunities

  • Opportunities are available every semester to conduct independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
  • Honors program that allows advanced students with strong academic records to gain in-depth seminar and research experience.
  • Psychology 472 enables students to obtain direct internship experience supplemented with classroom discussion and interpretation (examples of past internship sites include the Greensboro Police Department and various mental health agencies).



  • The program prepares students for a variety of careers in mental health and related fields. (Note: A graduate degree is required for most careers in clinical or counseling psychology.)
  • CEO at Ross Hospital in San Anselmo, Calif.
  • Psychologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Assistant professor at Yale University School of Medicine
  • Vice president for Superior Mechanical Services
  • Neuropsychologist
  • President of U.S. Public Health Corps
  • Assistant professor at James Madison University in Virginia
  • Juvenile court counselor for the state of North Carolina
  • Helicopters aviator for the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Paramedic with EMS of Guilford

Graduate schools

  • Tulane University
  • Princeton University
  • Indiana State University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Georgia
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Columbia University and many more

Professional organizations and accreditation

Clinical psychology graduate program is accredited by the American Psychological Association.

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Department Head:
Gabriela Livas Stein

Available Curriculum

B.A., B.S.


M.A. in General Experimental Psychology, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. in Cognitive, Developmental, or Social Psychology

Common Interests

Health & Wellness
Human Behavior