The quantitative General Psychology PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from GCU is designed to strengthen students’ understanding of what engages and motivates people and how relationships are formed. The program focuses on applying psychology and research methods to business-related issues.
Throughout the program, students will design, collect, and analyze information for a scholarly dissertation. The quantitative methodology focuses on analyzing events through numeric data. Graduates can use this online doctoral degree to advance their career as a human behavior expert, consultant, researcher, or professor.
Courses cover a range of psychological topics including:
- Humanistic, transpersonal, and existential psychology
- Principles of personnel and human resource management
- Psychology of consulting and coaching
- Quantitative data collection and statistical mechanics
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.4 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Two residencies are required.