Doctor of Philosophy in Media Psychology
Fielding Graduate University

Program Details

Media plays a major role in our daily lives.  How individuals react, use, and interpret this media are reflective pieces of society as a whole.  With Fielding’s online Media Psychology PhD, you will become an expert in how all forms of media, from digital to social, affect human behavior.  Fielding Graduate University is a unique institution of higher learning, created for adult learners who want to further their careers and knowledge beyond the baccalaureate.  This online PhD in Media Psychology will teach you how to apply psychological factors to our contemporary landscape of technology and media. Whether you are in the entertainment industry, corporate marketing, education or communications, you’ll likely find yourself leading the pack through the knowledge you acquire in this emerging field.  Concentrations available include:

  • Brand Psychology and Audience Engagement
  • Positive Psychology and Media
  • The Social Impact of Mobile Media and Immersive Technology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fielding Graduate University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent