Ph.D. On Campus


University of Miami

48 months
2170 USD/credit 42857 USD/year
2170 USD/credit 42857 USD/year
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The mission of the Psychology graduate program in the Department of Psychology from University of Miami, is to train students to acquire, advance, and disseminate knowledge within the Psychological and Biobehavioral Sciences.


In order to achieve these goals the Psychology graduate program at University of Miami:

  •  Develops advanced understanding of behavioral, psychological, and biological processes; 
  • provides rigorous training in research design and analysis, develops advanced research skills; 
  • provides detailed scientific knowledge about psychology as well as clinical psychology training and practical experience for those students seeking applied training in a career as a clinician scientist, in accordance with the American Psychological Association guidelines for accreditation in Clinical Psychology; and 
  • fosters independent learning, enabling the graduate to contribute to the scientific field of Psychology, including Clinical Psychology.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of behavioral, psychological, and biological processes and knowledge of the core curriculum, clinical curriculum, and specialty area.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills in research methods and analysis.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate professional conduct, excellent clinical assessment and/or clinical intervention skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Diversity issues in psychology
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


79 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose.
    • Original academic transcripts (by mail, posted to the Director of Graduate Studies)
    • GRE general test scores 
    • Applicants must rank in the 65% percentile or higher in the Quantitative Reasoning test. There is no minimal score requirement for the other parts of the GRE.
    • Students from non-English speaking countries must send either TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • Three letters of recommendation.
    • For international students: this form for financial responsibility (required by the US government)
    • Optional: For Ph.D. applications, this form to apply for an assistantship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    42857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
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