Psychology PhD

The Department of Psychology offers a doctoral degree program in psychology, with specialization in the areas of social psychology, cognitive psychology, behavioral neuroscience, and clinical science. Students in the doctoral program can earn an optional Master’s Degree by submitting a thesis, but all students are required to continue for the doctorate. The objective of the program is to train researchers who will broaden the base of scientific knowledge upon which the discipline of psychology rests. Major emphasis is given to preparation for research. Other emphases include preparing students for teaching and for the practice of clinical psychology. The clinical training program is accredited by the American Psychological Association.

Program Concentrations:

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology

UD Tuition:

The 2018-19 UD published graduate student tuition rate per credit hour:

Psychology–PHD: $1827

*UD Deans may offer scholarships in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.

Application Deadline:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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