Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog


Welcome to the Department of Psychology. Psychology is the science of behavior. The department is a vibrant entity with a rich tradition of excellence in research and teaching as well as service to the university, the community, and the field of psychology. Our faculty members conduct cutting-edge research in clinical, cognitive, and developmental psychology as well as neuroscience and quantitative methods. Our research is enhanced by great diversity in our undergraduate student population and in our community in Las Vegas. The department also has connections with many organizations that include private schools, Clark County agencies, and mental health, medical, and neuroscience centers.

Christopher A. Kearney, Ph.D., Chair

Stephen Benning, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Graduate Coordinator

Jennifer Rennels, Ph.D., Psychological and Brain Sciences Graduate Coordinator

Kimberly A. Barchard, Ph.D., Quantitative Psychology Graduate Coordinator  

Program Information 

Psychology Faculty  

Psychology Courses  

Department Website


Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Psychology   

Doctor of Philosophy - Clinical Psychology  

Doctor of Philosophy - Psychological and Brain Sciences