Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Mental Health Policy & Practice
Northcentral University

Program Details

With this online PhD in Mental Health Policy & Practice, you can acquire the highest level of field expertise to advance your psychology career.  At NCU, you’ll benefit from an evidence-based approach involving extensive research and scholarship, that will deepen your understanding of mental health.  The advanced leadership skills and business knowledge that you acquire in this program will prepare you for executive positions in healthcare organizations, whether they are public or private.   Northcentral also offers a unique 1:1 online learning platform, where faculty not only teach, but become mentors.  Your classes will likely involve:

  • Mental Health and the Courts
  • Psychology and Finance
  • Mental Health Administration and Management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Restricted States