Often ranked among the best colleges for psychology, UC San Diego offers 10 undergraduate psychology programs and a Ph.D. in experimental psychology.
Undergraduate offerings include degrees in clinical psychology, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, and business psychology. Students begin the program learning calculus, computer science, chemistry, and statistics.
Degree-seekers participate in hands-on labs and independent studies. Experiential learning is integral to the program, with students gaining credit toward their major or minor through teaching apprenticeships, internships, or study abroad trips.
Undergraduate and graduate students can assist faculty members with research projects in social psychology, sensation and perception, developmental psychology, and cognitive psychology.
The psychology advising office helps graduates find jobs in counseling and healthcare. Alumni 101 also offers workshops in conjunction with the department and the school's alumni association to give students networking advice and career tips.