Department of PsychologyUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa

Aloha, E Komo Mai

Thank you for your interest in the Psychology Department at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. Established in 1920, the Psychology Department continues to be a leader in training exceptional graduate and undergraduate students. The department is also home to many outstanding faculty whose breadth provide students with many opportunities to explore their scholarly interests.

Currently, the Psychology Department has over 20 faculty who provide graduate (M.A. to Ph.D.) training in the following areas: behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, community and culture, developmental, experimental psychopathology, and social/personality. In addition, undergraduate students have the option of pursuing a B.A. or B.S. degree.

Students also benefit from a department that offers cutting edge research. The culturally diverse context of Hawai'i provides the backdrop for innovation, which has led to important contributions across the many disciplines in psychology. As we approach 100 years of service to the university and community, we look forward to continuing this tradition of excellence.

  • Proud member of the College of Social Sciences

    Member of the College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

  • Diverse faculty with expertise in a range of Psychology disciplines

    Diverse faculty with expertise in a range of Psychology disciplines

  • Offering both undergraduate and gradate-level academic accreditation

    Offering both undergraduate and graduate education and training

  • Offering a range of real-world Psychology research opportunities

    Offering a range of real-world Psychology research opportunities

  • Located in picturesque Honolulu, Hawai'i - in the Peaceful Pacific

    Located in picturesque Honolulu, Hawai'i - in the Peaceful Pacific

All inquiries from prospective students or individuals who are considering applying for undergraduate study in the Department of Psychology should be directed to: tokuno@hawaii.edu.

All inquiries from prospective students or individuals who are considering applying for graduate study in the Department of Psychology should be directed to: gradpsy@hawaii.edu.

Psychology Department Enrichment Fund
This fund provides resources to support the Department of Psychology. Your gift recognizes and encourages the scholarly achievements of students and faculty in the various areas which make up the field of Psychology: Behavioral Neurosciences; Child Development and Treatment; Community and Cross Cultural Studies; Animal Learning; Attention, Memory and Perception; Adult Treatment and more.

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