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Grand Canyon University

Ph.D. in General Psychology - Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology

Grand Canyon University's Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology focuses on helping students further develop their understanding of current technologies and their impact on human learning and communication processes and development. Read more about this doctoral degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students of the Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology program should possess strong communication skills and have knowledge of basic computer functions. Though specific program requirements may vary, applicants should have earned a master's degree.

Program Description:

Students are advised to inquire directly with their state if they intend to pursue licensure, as this degree does not lead directly to licensure in and of itself.

Students of the Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology at Grand Canyon University have the opportunity to expand their skills and knowledge in psychological theories and concepts while building a deeper understanding of learning and communication technologies and their influence on cognition, behavior, and development. Topics addressed in area of emphasis courses include motivation and learning theories, assessment of technological uses for individuals and organizations, collaborative strategies in social networking, and integration methods for innovative solutions in learning and communications. Core psychology courses provide study in group and individual behavior, personality theories, professional ethics, physiological processes in human development, research methods, and various schools of thought. Through a three-part dissertation process, students conduct research and present oral and written defense of their findings.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

60 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid, including loans, 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 with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology:

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

  • 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 807: Theories of Cognition, Motivation, Collaboration, and Learning (3 credits)
  • PSY 817: Technologies for Learning and Communication (3 credits)
  • PSY 845: Doctoral Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSY 821: Building Community and Social Networking (3 credits)
  • PSY 815: Ethical Issues in Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 823: Learning and Communication Design (3 credits)
  • PSY 870: Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSY 827: Integrating for Learning and Technology (3 credits)
  • PSY 840: Personality Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 828: Advanced Life Span Development (3 credits)
  • PSY 850: Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)
  • PSY 843: Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • PSY 847: Biological Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 847: Biological Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 825: Advanced Research Design (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:

After completing Grand Canyon University's Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology program, graduates might seek executive or directorial positions in areas of corporate training or educational technology. They could also teach at private or public universities or colleges.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Psychology professor
  • Curriculum integration specialist
  • Corporate training program director

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at gcu.edu/disclosures.

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