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Ph.D. in Psychology


The Ph.D. in psychology is offered as either an emphasis in experimental psychology or clinical psychology. A Ph.D. in experimental psychology prepares an individual for an academic position in psychology, or as a research scientist in a nonacademic setting. Students specialize in behavioral neuroscience, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, or social psychology. The Ph.D. in clinical psychology is designed to prepare an individual to become a professional psychologist capable of working in clinical or research settings.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 54

Course Requirements

The Ph.D. degree must be completed by fulfilling the requirements for either the emphasis in experimental psychology or clinical psychology.


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