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
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:
- University-level faculty
- Government contractors
- Introduction to Advanced Graduate Studies and Scholarship
- Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Theory
- Theories of Inquiry
- Cognitive Science
- Humanistic, Transpersonal and Existential Psychology
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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.
International40200 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 670 USD per credit during 2 months.
National40200 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 670 USD per credit during 2 months.
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