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General Psychology - Performance Psychology

Grand Canyon University

2 months
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670 USD/credit 40200 USD/full
670 USD/credit 40200 USD/full
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About

The Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology - Performance Psychology program at Grand Canyon University is designed for learners who want to apply research about emotion, cognition and motivation to the study of peak performance. Graduates of the performance psychology PhD program look to use psychology to improve and enhance physical performance.

Overview

Those looking to advance their careers in sports, medicine, business, sales and marketing will benefit from this general performance psychology doctoral degree. The online PhD in psychology programs at GCU integrate the research and hands-on methodology needed to complete a dissertation.

In addition, the Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology - Performance Psychology program at Grand Canyon University includes two hands-on Doctoral Residencies. During this time, learners who complete their coursework online will have the opportunity to work with faculty and peers in an intimate setting.

Careers

A performance psychology graduate degree from GCU can lead learners into many different fields. Our graduates become those who are capable of consulting on or leading change in an organization. Graduates may also find work in fields such as:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Training
  • Higher Education
  • Research
  • Fitness and Nutrition

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Advanced Graduate Studies and Scholarship
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Theory 
  • Behaviorism 
  • Theories of Inquiry 
  • Foundations of Performance Psychology
  • Humanistic, Transpersonal and Existential Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.4

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

GCU proudly welcomes doctoral applicants wanting to pursue higher levels of achievement in learning and research. You may be accepted by meeting one of the criteria below:

  • Earned a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.4 or higher. Applicants with a GPA less than 3.4 may be accepted with specifications.
  • Earned a master's from a regionally accredited institution with an overall GPA of 3.4 or higher. Applicants with a GPA of 3.0 - 3.39 will be accepted with specifications. Applicants with a GPA below a 3.0 will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 670 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    40200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 670 USD per credit during 2 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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