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Welcome to the Department of Psychology

Our department offers both Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in psychology at the undergraduate level.  Our graduate program offers the Master of Science (M.S.) in applied psychology and two Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs. Our department specializes in human factors psychology and industrial-organizational psychology both at the M.S. and Ph.D. level. In addition, all of our graduate programs offer the advantage of an optional concentration in occupational health psychology.

The psychology department is located in Brackett Hall on the beautiful Clemson University campus, which sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Hartwell Lake. One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body.


Ranked as the 24th best national public university by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, it remains committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. Ninety-two percent of Clemson seniors say they’d pick the university again if they had it to do over. See the Clemson University home page for more information about the university and the surrounding area.

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Beyond team building: researchers evolve team intervention theory with expansive review

Marissa Shuffler, assistant professor in Clemson’s psychology department A team building activity in the workplace is often met with an eye roll, but a team of organizational researchers is taking a hard look at such exercises in order to determine their best use—or if a given intervention is needed at all. › Read More

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