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Doctoral Programs

Further your education.

phd iconEducational Psychology Ph.D.

What you’ll learn

Students in the doctoral program in Educational Psychology develop expertise in conducting empirical research in a sub-field of the discipline, such as learning, instruction, motivation, development, cognition, socialization, or applied behavior analysis.

Graduates will be prepared for careers as faculty members in colleges and universities or as research scientists employed in education, government, or business.

Those students who are currently certified or licensed in fields such as teaching, nursing, speech pathology, physical therapy, counseling, or school psychology will enhance their practice by becoming an expert in research applying psychological science to questions about learning and behavioral change.

Course description and classes

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phd icongraduate iconEducational Psychology Concurrent Degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.)

What you’ll learn

Students in the doctoral program in Educational Psychology develop expertise in conducting empirical research in a sub-field of the discipline, such as learning, instruction, motivation, development, cognition, socialization, or applied behavior analysis.

Graduates will be prepared for careers as faculty members in colleges and universities or as research scientists employed in education, government, or business.

Those students who are currently certified or licensed in fields such as teaching, nursing, speech pathology, physical therapy, counseling, or school psychology will enhance their practice by becoming an expert in research applying psychological science to questions about learning and behavioral change.

Resources

Course Description and Classes

View the GSU Graduate Catalog 

phd iconEducation of Students with Exceptionalities Ph.D.

The Ph.D. program in Education of Students with Exceptionalities provides graduates with the skills necessary to succeed in university positions as they perform the roles of teaching, research and grant writing; and/or to provide a high level of competence for leadership in a variety of community, state or national service agencies.

The program is designed to educate future special education leaders in greater knowledge, understanding and expertise in one area of concentration in special education, while at the same time making sure that they are fully equipped with a broad knowledge of general special education and with advanced skills in research and design methods.

Faculty provide advanced training in autism spectrum disorders; behavior disorders; communication disorders; early childhood special education; learning disabilities; intellectual disabilities; orthopedic impairments; deaf/hard of hearing.

Resources

Course Description and Classes

View the GSU Graduate Catalog