Ph.D. training in our psychology department is centered around curricular areas (Clinical, Cognitive-Instructional-Developmental-School, Neuroscience and Behavior, and Social-Industrial/Organizational).
All areas place strong emphasis on research, teaching, and the development of appropriate applied skills.
Minimum of 90 semester hours of graduate course work beyond the baccalaureate degree, of these
Other special requirements may be determined by the department and the curricular area in which the student chooses to study.
Each student is responsible for obtaining the Psychology Department Graduate Student Manual and for complying with the regulations in that manual.
Before admission to candidacy for the doctorate in psychology, the student must
The student must complete a dissertation which will be a
Prior to data collection,
After all requirements for the Ph.D. have been met, including submission of the completed manuscript that have been tentatively approved by the dissertation advisory committee, a student must successfully defend their dissertation. The defense will be: