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General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction

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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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction program at Grand Canyon University is designed to help those who wish to work with adult educational communities that are economically and culturally diverse. Graduates will investigate how cognitive processes can inform the best instructional method.

Overview

The coursework in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction program at Grand Canyon University covers topics relevant to building and analyzing desired learning outcomes. 

This includes studying social cognition and assessments. In addition, learners in this PhD in cognitive psychology program will:

  • Analyze the impacts of nature and nurture on cognitive development
  • Use theoretical and empirical approaches to understand mental processes
  • Create psychometrically sound measures
  • Apply cognitive psychology to learning and instruction
  • Understand how cognitive processes are used in practice

Career Prospects

This PhD in cognitive psychology program at GCU can advance the skill set and practice of learners already working in the field. Many graduates continue in their current positions, while many other seek new opportunities such as:

  • Teachers
  • Researchers
  • University-level faculty
  • Government contractors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Advanced Graduate Studies and Scholarship 
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Theory 
  • Behaviorism 
  • Theories of Inquiry 
  • Cognitive Science 
  • 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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