Prospective Graduate Students
Dr. Masters will not be considering PhD applicants for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Though we are a CaLM lab, we are also an energetic hub of thoughtful scholarly and empirical question, inquiry and investigation. We welcome individuals of all backgrounds who are strongly motivated to pursue both graduate study and research and who are looking for a lab experience wherein disciplined, thoughtful, and open examination of our focal topics is highly encouraged.
Below is a list of characteristics of a competitive applicant. These are not requirements or strict criteria, but qualities of an ideal applicant.
Ideal Graduate Student Candidates
Research experience that includes data analysis and evidence of independent contributions (authored abstracts or manuscripts)
Interest in integrating both clinical and research activities into their training program
Interest in behavioral medicine/health psychology
Interest in religion, spirituality, meaning, and cardiovascular health
Prospective Undergraduate Students
Gaining research experience during college is highly recommended for anyone considering graduate school. Dr. Masters typically accepts research assistants into the lab at the start of each semester. There are opportunities for positions as independent study and as a volunteer; however, the positions are limited.
Please read more below about these positions in the CaLM Lab. To learn more about research opportunities in the Department of Psychology, contact Dr. Lindsey Hamilton (Lindsey.Hamilton@UCDenver.edu).
Undergraduate Requirements and Responsibilities
Requirements vary based on the specific research project but dependability, conscientiousness, curiosity, and a driving interest in the research are necessities.
3.5 undergraduate GPA
Assisting in study development and design, recruiting participants, data management.
Reasons for Undergraduates to Join
Looking for hands-on research experience
Wanting to learn about graduate school in clinical psychology or related discipline
To Find Out More: Email Dr. Masters at Kevin.Masters.ucdenver.edu