Urban setting

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Carnegie Mellon University / Department of Psychology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social/personality/health psychology

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required


Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence, stress and the immune system, children's learning strategies, neural basis of cognition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15213-3891
United States
Contact Dr. Roberta L. Klatzky
Email: klatzky@cmu.edu
Phone: 412-268-3151
Fax: 412-268-2781