Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology


The PhD program in Psychology is an experimental psychology program that prepares students for leadership roles in research and teaching. Our program offers training in developmental, cognitive and social/personality psychology with an emphasis on interdisciplinary research and tailored training experiences that adapt to the specific needs of each student.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek positions as researchers in hospitals, school systems, research institutes, not-for-profit organizations and private sector; and professors in private or public colleges and universities.

Degree Program

The PhD in Psychology requires 75 semester credit hours minimum beyond the baccalaureate degree. For complete admission and degree requirements, view the Graduate Catalog at