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Welcome to UAB’s Department of Psychology

We are one of the largest undergraduate majors on campus, the home of three excellent graduate programs, and a center for cutting-edge research conducted by faculty and students working together.


“My degree prepared me to better understand psychological factors that can contribute to patient illness and outcomes."

Bhavan A. Modi UAB Medical School, Class of '22

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Latest News

  • UAB professor honored by the National Association of Biology Teachers for innovation in classroom curriculum and strategy
    Recognized for her innovation in the classroom, Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., was awarded the 2023 Four-Year College and University Section Biology Teaching Award from the National Association of Biology Teachers.
  • Lacey Johnson wins 2024 Miss UAB Scholarship Competition
    The competition is an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America competitions. Johnson, captain of the UAB Blazerettes, also won the Spirit Award.
  • Kana named associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences has named Rajesh K. Kana, Ph.D., as the inaugural Associate Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education.