Psychology Academic Programs

The Department of Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs aimed at preparing students: (1) for advanced study in the social and health sciences, and (2) become members of the behavioral health workforce. The department also maintains the Psychological Services Center, a clinic that provides low cost mental health services to campus and community members. The department strives to offer degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of the state of Alaska, including

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Bachelor of Science (BS) with an optional Concentration in Behavior Analysis, and
  • Minors in Psychology and Children’s Mental Health,
  • Graduate certificate in Children's Mental Health
  • a Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology,
  • an APA-accredited* PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology with a Rural and Indigenous emphasis.

With more than 500 students and 20 faculty members, the UAA Psychology Department is Alaska’s largest center for the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.

* Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979