• Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program at Grand Canyon University allows learners to study human behavior across a number of settings. This GCU program focuses most on people in the workplace. 
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Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program at Grand Canyon University includes coursework in the history and theory of general psychology. 

Learners discuss key theories and synthesize how they apply to behavior in the workplace. Common psychological theories are examined as they formulate new ideas and practices.

Graduates will understand how relationships are formed and what makes people engaged and motivated. Studying these topics allows learners to consult and coach business professionals who wish to make improvements in relationship-building, culture and organizational performance.

Careers

Graduates of the PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program may become behavioral experts in the workplace and bring the methods of psychology to business. They may also find work as:

  • Consultants
  • Staff psychologist
  • Researcher
  • Teacher at the university level

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      8 weeks

  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.4

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.4 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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

  • International

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
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