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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Psychology

Prospective Students

Placements of our Recent PhDs

Our students have been very successful in obtaining preferred jobs.

Sixty-three percent of our graduates reported working at a college or university, 21 percent are in a medical school or hospital, and 16 percent are in school, business, or clinical settings. None of our graduates are exclusively in private practice.

Distinguished positions
Our graduates have gone on to distinguished positions at such places as:

  • Cornell University
  • The Mind Institute
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Stanford Medical Center
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Washington Medical School

Some current positions held by recent students:

  • Assistant professor positions:
    Loyola University, Chicago
    Colorado State University
    Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Franklin & Marshall College
    University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center
    Regis University
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    Kennedy Krieger Institute/John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Mayo Clinic
    University of Colorado, Boulder
    Children's Hospital Colorado
    University of California, Los Angeles – Semel Neuropsychiatric Institute
    Vanderbilt University
    University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Other positions:
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    Senior Research Scientist, Omni
    Psychologist, Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services, Langley, British Columbia Canada
    Psychologist, Children's Hospital Colorado
    Pediatric psychologist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Director of the Developmental Neuropsychology Clinic, University of Denver