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The PhD in Psychology program with a specialization in General Psychology at Northcentral University is focused on helping you develop the knowledge and skills needed to function in potential psychology-related careers. Read on to find out more about this program today.
The PhD in Psychology program with a specialization in General Psychology at Northcentral University is designed to expand your already solid foundation in psychology. Courses will cover a variety of topics ranging from human development to theories of personality. You will also have the opportunity to select from a number of different electives to focus on areas in which you have particular talents or interests. You will be required to pass all your courses with at least a B average, pass a comprehensive examination, and write and defend an acceptable doctoral dissertation in order to graduate from this program.
If you are interested in enrolling in this program, you should have a strong background in psychology. You should want to hone your intrapersonal skills as well as your organizational and research skills for use in a current or future career. You must have a master's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.
To graduate from this program you will be required to complete 60 credit hours.
Courses for a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in General Psychology
|Course Code||Course Name|
|Required Courses (*Indicates an Example Specialization Course)|
|PSY7101||Foundations for Doctoral Study in Psychology|
|PSY7102||Scholarly Writing and Professional Communication in Psychology|
|PSY8100||Theories of Personality*|
|PSY8103||Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation*|
|PSY7105||Tests and Measurements|
|PSY7106||Quantitative Research Design|
|PSY8106||Human Communication: Interviewing Skills*|
|PSY7108||Qualitative Research Design|
|PSY7109||Planning Dissertation Research in Psychology|
Upon completing this program, you may be able to pursue a career path that suits your interests and talents. By using the skills emphasized in this course, you may be able to find work interacting directly with clients or working more on your own in a research environment.
Possible career paths include but are not limited to: