Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology
School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology degree program provides learners with advanced academic preparation with an emphasis on research and scholarship. Learners pursue a specialization during which they engage in a competency-based, scholar-practitioner curriculum that can be applied in a range of fields, including psychology, mental health, education, business, and public policy. Successful graduates of this degree program are prepared to apply psychological principles in areas such as teaching, administration, research, consultation, coaching, management, and leadership.