Our Program

Department and Training

The Department of Psychology at the University of Miami is the University's largest and most highly funded department, with 43 full time faculty and about 95 graduate students.

Our own Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) Program within the department includes a diverse and collaborative group of neuroimaging faculty and graduate students. Faculty in our group have expertise in a range of cognitive domains including social behavior and culture, development, affect and mood disorders, and mindfulness and attention. CBN Program faculty also have methodological expertise in multivariate and connectivity analyses of fMRI data and EEG.

Graduate training includes training in the fundamentals of psychology and neuroimaging as well as the option to take coursework in more specialized domains (e.g., development, behavioral medicine, and clinical psychology).

Application Information

  • Prospective graduate students should apply through the University of Miami Department of Psychology. Application found here.
  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field and have substantive psychology or neuroscience research experience.
  • Applicants interested in pursuing a non-clinical degree in our program are encouraged to apply to the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Program. However, our program's faculty have taken graduate students pursuing clinical degrees and from almost every track in the Department.
  • Learn more about the Department of Psychology graduate program here.
  • Prospective graduate students should apply through the University of Miami Department of Psychology.


Miami is a vibrant multicultural city with a thriving culinary and arts scene and abundant natural beauty. The University of Miami is located in Coral Gables, one of the most beautiful areas of the city. Miami’s cultural, socioeconomic, and age diversity not only makes Miami an exciting place to live but also makes it an ideal place to pursue research questions about the interplay between culture, brain and health.