Grand Canyon University

Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Grand Canyon University's Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational program gives students the opportunity to learn how to apply industrial and organizational psychology in business settings. Read more about the Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational program at Grand Canyon University here.

Official Program Name:

Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Program Prerequisites:

Students must already have a graduate degree before enrolling in the Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational program at Grand Canyon University. They should also be interested in learning about human behavior. Though specific program requirements may vary, applicants to Grand Canyon University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

Grand Canyon University's Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational program gives students the opportunity to learn about advanced social psychology, psychology history and systems, leadership theories, ethical issues in psychology, personality psychology, and biological psychology. This program is designed to teach industrial and organizational psychology principles, consulting and coaching, personnel and human resource management principles, and workplace testing and assessment. Students have the chance to learn experimental design, research methodology, qualitative research methods, and doctoral and multivariate statistics. Students take three dissertation courses where they conduct original research that they also analyze and interpret.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

60 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid, including loan, grants, and scholarships, is available to qualifying students. Students can find out about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities from a Grand Canyon University Enrollment Counselor.

Required Courses for a Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Course Requirements

  • PSY 801: Doctoral Studies in Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 805: Advanced Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 810: History and Systems of Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 815: Ethical Issues in Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 825: Advanced Research Design (3 credits)
  • PSY 828: Advanced Life Span Development (3 credits)
  • PSY 830: Principles of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 832: Psychology of Leadership (3 credits)
  • PSY 834: Psychology of Consulting and Coaching (3 credits)
  • PSY 836: Principles of Personnel and Human resource Management (3 credits)
  • PSY 838: Testing and Assessment in the Workplace (3 credits)
  • PSY 840: Personality Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 843: Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • PSY 845: Doctoral Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSY 847: Biological Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 850: Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)
  • PSY 870: Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSY 955: Dissertation I (3 credits)
  • PSY 960: Dissertation II (3 credits)
  • PSY 965: Dissertation III (3 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who complete the Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational program at Grand Canyon University could be able to pursue employment in the industrial and organizational psychology field. They might work in corporate businesses where their responsibilities could include working to improve the workplace and productivity.

Positions students might be able to seek include:

  • Industrial-organizational psychologist
  • Industrial and organizations psychologist
  • Organization development consultant
  • Psychologist

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