General Experimental Psychology - Doctorate (PHD)
Our PhD in experimental psychology is a mentor-based program with concentations in the psychological sciences and health/neuroscience. We offer a master's-in-passing option for those who have a bachelor's degree and are interested earning a master's while working toward their PhD. Our students have multiple opportunities to conduct original research, publish in well-known journals, submit competitive grants to prominent funding organizations, participate in national and international conferences, and obtain highly-coveted summer internships.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Our 67-hour degree offers broad training in experimental psychology with a strong scientific emphasis in traditional areas such as cognitive, developmental, evolutionary, human learning and memory, neural network modeling, neuroscience, personality, quantitivative, social, and industrial/organizational. The curriculum is designed to develop students' keen understanding of research, statistics, and data science in order to hone the skills that are highly sought in today's modern workplace. Students will be prepared for job opportunities in myriad industries, such as academia, business, health care, technology, and government.
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Below are only some of the successful careers our graduates have had:
- Statistical Analysts
- Behavioral Research Scientists
- Animal Researchers
WHY CHOOSE US?
- Award-winning educators and renowned researchers in such fields as cognitive psychology, social psychology, and neuroscience
- Ranked best psychology department in North Texas by the National Research Council
Take the next step toward investing in yourself by learning more about our General Experimental Psychology - Doctorate (PHD) program.