The University of Mississippi
Graduate Program in Experimental Psychology provides the
rigorous and supportive scientific training that
prepares graduates for outstanding careers in a broad
spectrum of established and emerging fields from careers
in health sciences, research/medical administration, or
drug development . . . to service careers in the public or
private sectors . . . to academic careers in teaching and
research. Specific programs of study leading to the
doctoral degree include behavioral neuroscience, cognitive
psychology, and social psychology.
career-oriented course of study
A close apprentice relationship
with a major professor for monitorship in research,
teaching, and career development.
Immediate career advantages
through emphasis on publication experience and
Breadth of knowledge and
Scientific programs of study in
behavioral neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and
Interdisciplinary opportunities in
collaboration with the University's Program in Clinical
Psychology, Research Institute for Pharmaceutical
Sciences, School of Business Administration, other
departments, and national research centers on the
Opportunities to work with service
institutes in the surrounding region, including the
North Mississippi Regional Center in Oxford.
Individual and collaborative
research experience for gaining broad-based
methodological, statistical, and technical expertise and
developing written, oral, and technological skills
essential to communicating effectively in today's global
Specialized research opportunities
in conjunction with major grants from the National
Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on
Drug Abuse, the Office of Naval Research, and the U.S.
Department of Education.
Pedagogical training and
Teaching assistantships for
classroom and laboratory instruction.
Financial aid opportunities include
departmental research and teaching assistantships
and Graduate School Honors Fellowships, Minority
Fellowships, and Dissertation Fellowships.
All application materials are due by
December 1. Admissions information is available online
or you may request an application or additional
information by contacting us