Research in Psychology

The Psychology Department at Iowa State University provides doctoral level training in three program areas – Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Social Psychology – and offers a graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods. The composition of the program areas is grounded in the research of individual faculty. Overlapping interests of faculty form a number of research clusters as well as a research concentration in psychology and law. For more information, click on the links below:


Doctoral Level Program Areas:

Cognitive Psychology     |     Counseling Psychology     |     Social Psychology


Graduate Certificate:

Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods


Faculty Research:

Faculty Research Interests


Psychology-Law Concentration and Research Clusters:

Psychology and Law     |     Research Clusters