PhD in Educational Psychology

The Doctor of Philosophy program in Educational Psychology develops researchers and scholars for higher education and applied fields of psychology. Students are admitted into one of four specializations*:

Applied Behavior Analysis
Gifted & Talented
Quantitative Methods
Special Education

Students work closely with faculty to develop skills in research, teaching, and clinical practice within their specific areas of study.

Students may attend the residential program full time or part time. The typical time to completion for full-time students is approximately 4 years, which consists of approximately 3 years of coursework and one year to complete the dissertation.

This multidisciplinary program allows for an individualized program of study in consultation with the student’s academic advisor. Students may choose specialized coursework in the following areas:

For more information, contact:

Tonya Davis, PhD
Director, PhD in Educational Psychology Program

*PhD in School Psychology is a separate degree program, with information HERE.