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Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Gerontology

Program Details

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD-Psy) program was designed in response to the growing interest in psychology as a discipline of study and the need for advanced studies, including research beyond the master's level. This degree program emphasizes theory, research, and scholarship, culminating in a dissertation.

As the world’s population continues to age, the demand will continue for individuals trained in gerontology. The Gerontology specialization is designed to train you in working with older adults and their families. Coursework in this program prepares you for career opportunities in health facilities, mental health clinics, government agencies and community organizations.

Requirements

  • Applicants must have a conferred master’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended
  • A current resume

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Restrictions

This degree is not authorized for residents of Arkansas.