Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Psychology
University of Idaho

Program Details

The Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Psychology is an online psychology degree from the University of Idaho which emphasizes human factors.  This degree enhances how people interact with technology, products, computers, equipment, facilities, and other environments as students learn to analyze and understand interactions.  The curriculum includes courses required in the master’s program along with additional required electives; courses include:

  • Psychology of Action
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Special Topics – Current Issues in Human Factors
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Human-Computer Interaction      

In addition to the coursework, you will complete a master’s theses, preliminary oral and written examination, and a doctoral dissertation.  Central to each of these is the assessment of the student’s mastery of human factors and the ability to utilize this knowledge to solve problems.

Requirements

  • A master’s degree in psychology or a related field
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement 
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities