Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Meridian University

Program Details

This online PhD in Psychology in Advanced Standing is meant to redefine professional practice and introduces thoughtful and meaningful coursework.  Entering with a master's degree will enable you to combine your professional experience with Meridian’s innovative curriculum to better the world.  The foundation of their education is to transform psychology sociologically, culturally, ecologically and developmentally impact the future in a positive way.   From spiritual traditions to creative arts, you’ll explore new facets as you build your knowledge base.  Research, clinical and practical skills are developed and refined, as your education culminates in an original dissertation. Coursework involves online classes, videoconferencing, fieldwork and six on-campus residencies.  Multiple concentrations are available in Meridian’s online PhD program, such as:

  • Integral Psychology
  • Somatic Psychology
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Depth Psychology
  • Health Coaching
  • Developmental Coaching
  • Transpersonal Psychology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Meridian University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires six on-campus residencies.