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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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