Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - General Psychology

Northcentral University (NCU)

Program Description

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - General Psychology

Northcentral University (NCU)

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - General Psychology

The General Psychology specialization gives you the opportunity to develop a broad base of knowledge, strong research and critical thinking skills, and an appreciation for diversity as you work to apply principles of psychology and conduct research related to your area of interest. You will develop a strong core of psychological knowledge, including expertise in the biological and social bases for behavior, the fascinating process of human development, the amazing history of psychology and its impact on today’s culture, and the role of ethics and diversity training in psychology. You will further develop your understanding of psychological principles and learn how to apply them to personal, social and global issues. You will also further develop your scholarly communication skills in order to successfully convey your knowledge to the professional community and to society at large. As a graduate, you will be prepared to follow a number of career options in research and education in both the public and the private sector in setting such as schools, hospitals, clinics, research centers, business and part of health care teams.


If there’s one thing we’ve learned about our students, it’s that they are motivated and ambitious—but they are also busy! At Northcentral University, we’ve designed our education experience to work with you, not against you, so you can achieve your academic goals without sacrificing the quality, flexibility and support you need to be successful.

• Regionally Accredited

• No Physical Residency Requirements

• One-to-One Teaching

• 100% Doctoral Faculty

• Flexibility of Online Learning

• University Resources

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 2, 2015
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