University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Graduate School

Developmental Psychology


1720 2nd Avenue South


Birmingham, AL 35294

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Developmental Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The developmental psychology specialization of the Ph.D. Program in Psychology trains scientists to conductresearch to discover and apply basic principles of developmental psychology across the life span in an interdisciplinary context. Doctoral training in developmental psychology exposes students to the issues ofdevelopment in its natural and social contexts, as well as in laboratories. Graduate students study developmental aspects of behavioral systems, family systems, and individual capabilities and competenciesthroughout development.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

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