- Curriculum Requirements
- The Honors Thesis in Psychology
- The 4+1 Master's Programs in Psychology
- Procedures for Review of Research
- Departmental Appeal and Grievance Procedures (pdf)
- Writing Intensive Petition Form
- Form to Register for Independent Study or Honors Thesis
- Major Declaration Form
- Degree Audit Substitution
These organization websites have information about membership, scholarship, research, and in some cases, research funding.
- American Medical Association
- American Psychological Association
- Association for Psychological Science
- American Educational Research Association
- APA Division 16, Division of School Psychology
- APA Division 38, Health Psychology
- APA Division 53, Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
- National Science Foundation
- National Association of School Psychologists
- National Institutes of Health
- National Institute of Mental Health
- Society for Neuroscience
- Society for Personality and Social Psychology
- Society of Prevention Research
- Society for Research on Adolescence
- Society for Research in Child Development
- SAS: Statistical applications software program.
- SPSS: Provides useful information about statistics programs and applications, which can be purchased from the website.
- Statistics Calculators: Provides statistics tables as well as programs where you can enter data and calculate results.
- Evaluation and Social Research Methods: Provides links to free online books, manuals, articles on how to do evaluation and social research, including surveys, interviews, observations and more. Also links to research about research methods, free software, and sites on how to present data. This site also has a review of free statistical resources.
- Software Available at Tulane: Tulane University has contracts with several software providers so that students and staff can access software for free or at reduced prices.
- Benefits of Taking Notes by Hand: This Psychological Science article reports on a series of studies that suggest taking notes by hand rather than on a computer can promote learning.
- Grants.gov: Official site for federally funded grants in the U.S.
- Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board: A search engine for researchers to look for funding for their work.
- COS Funding Opportunities database: A database of funding opportunities for researchers; has membership or pricing for accessing individual opportunities.
- National Science Foundation: Funding opportunities through NSF.
- Fellowship Opportunities: Funding for graduate student research through NSF and other agencies.
- FPSP: Funding opportunities related to personality and social psychology.
- APPIC: Official site for APA-approved internships, where you can look for internships, apply for materials, etc.
- CUDCP: The Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (CUDCP) hosts a website to share information with undergraduate students about clinical psychology training options and tips on applying to graduate school in clinical psychology. This site also serves as a directory of available post-bachelors RA positions.
- Neuroscience Training Programs: A comprehensive listing of graduate and undergraduate programs in the area of Neuroscience.
- Social Psychology Network: Includes links to homepages of social psychologists.
- State and Provincial Licensure for Psychologists: Contains licensure information for all 50 states.
- Mitch's Uncensored Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Clinical Psychology: Resources and advice related to getting into graduate school from an expert in the field.
- Graduate Student Support and Resources: A site with tips for getting through graduate school; has a religious emphasis.
- NCFDD: An online resource library and community dedicated to supporting graduate students (as well as postdocs and faculty members) so that they can thrive in the Academy.
- Center for Teaching + Learning: A rich online resource for excellence in teaching and learning.
- CELT: The Tulane Center for Engaged Learning and Teacher provides resources and tools related to teaching at the college level.
- College Guide for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities: Resources and information related to psychiatric problems and accommodations for psychiatric needs in college.
These sites contain information useful in designing interventions for clients.
- NAPCSE: Website for parents of children in special education.
- ERIC: Parent guides Ranging from online magazines to links for homework helpers to brochures from the U.S. Department of Education.
- Learning Disabilities: This site has links to presentations, reports, and articles concerning learning disabilities.
- Federal Resource Center for Special Education: Has information on IDEA and states' compliance with IDEA, also includes a series of reports on special education and school reform.
- Council for Exceptional Children: Addresses the concerns of children in special education.
- National Academies Press: This site contains information on minority students in special and gifted education.
- IDEA Information: From the U.S. Department of Education
- IDEA Statute Information: Search for the text of legislative bills, statutes, and public law on Congress.gov
- Legal Information on Wrightslaw: Legal information pertaining to children and children with disabilities.
- FERPA Information: From the U.S. Department of Education
- Code of Academic Conduct: The honor code at Tulane University.
- Psi Chi National Honor Society and Local Tulane Chapter
- Psych Web: A listing of Psychology sites on the web.
- Graduate Record Examinations: The home page of the Graduate Record Examination Program.
- School Psychology: A career that makes a difference.
The department has dedicated an area in 2011 Percival Stern Hall where psychology students will find a variety of valuable materials, many related to graduate school application. Some of these publications are listed below.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition
(2010). Most Psychologists have agreed on one style for our professional writing that differs in many details from the style that you may have been taught in a high school or college English courses. You will need to have a copy of the manual for at least one of your Psychology laboratory courses, and most Psychology professors require that all papers in their courses follow the APA manual. In addition to its technical sections on editorial style, the APA manual contains two chapters of helpful general writing tips.
Career Paths in Psychology: Where Your Degree Can Take You
Washington, DC: American Psychological Associations, 1997.
Graduate Study in Psychology, 2012 Edition
(Washington, DC: American Psychological Association; 2012; http://www.apa.org/pubs). Published every two years by the APA. Can be purchased for about $30.00. This book offers information including the different types of graduate programs and where they are located nationally, as well as some information about financial aid and admission standards.
The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admissions: Psychology and Related Fields
(Keith-Spiegel, P.; Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates; 1991).
Neuroscience Training Programs in North America
(Washington, DC: Society for Neurosciences; 1994). See Dr. Dohanich for more information.
Graduate Training Programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Related Fields
(Bowling Green, OH: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc.; 1995).