Psychology, PhD

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Graduate study in psychology is designed for students seeking the PhD. Students enrolled in the doctoral program may elect to receive a Master of Arts (MA) when they have completed the necessary requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • develop skills to design and carry out independent and team-based research projects;
  • develop an understanding of multiple statistical techniques to support independent data analysis skills;
  • develop skills to effectively communicate research results to a range of audiences in both written and oral formats;
  • develop the capability to independently teach a course; and
  • follow the highest ethical standards when conducting research and communicating results.