PhD Programs

Online Ph.D. Programs at Grand Canyon University

At Grand Canyon University, we understand that the demanding schedule candidates for Ph.D. programs maintain. Our online Ph.D. programs allow learners to complete their coursework 100% online, with no residencies required. Grand Canyon University's Ph.D. program in General Psychology offers two tracks: Cognitive/Instruction and Industrial/Organizational. 

Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction
This online Ph.D. program is geared toward individuals who work in industry, government positions, school systems, and other types of instructional and applied settings. In addition, this program prepares individuals for teaching and research at the university and college level. With a focus on how the human mind works and retains information, the Ph.D. in Cognition and Instruction explores the most effective way to teach and train so that information becomes embedded. 

Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
This online Ph.D. program was developed for individuals wanting to become behavioral specialists in the work place. Those with a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology often pursue careers as teachers or researchers at the college or university level, consultants, staff psychologists or researchers. In the workplace, industrial and organizational psychologists work to improve areas such as selection and placement, training and development, and the evaluation of employee performance. This program involves an in-depth study of how individuals behave in a variety of settings. 

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