Research Areas in Social Psychology Social / Personality Psychology

The Social Psychology program at Florida Atlantic University prepares students for professional careers as researchers, teachers, program evaluators, and consultants in the field of social psychology.  The program provides training in both theoretically-oriented basic research and problem-oriented applied research.  Coursework provides students with an education in a broad range of areas including classic and contemporary issues in social psychology, methodological and statistical approaches to psychological research. Graduate students develop further expertise in a specific area or areas of personality and social psychology through hands-on research, in collaboration with one or more faculty members in the Social program.