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Doctoral Programs

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phd iconEducational Psychology Ph.D.

What you’ll learn

The Ph.D. in educational psychology develops a substantial knowledge base in the related fields defining educational psychology.

Students will be prepared for careers as faculty members in colleges and universities, as researchers in departments of education and in government and business, and as professionals in training research programs in government and industry.

Those students who are currently certified or licensed in such fields as teaching, speech pathology, nursing, counseling or school psychology can further develop their expertise in these fields by studying the psychological principles of development and learning.

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phd icongraduate iconEducational Psychology Concurrent

Educational Psychology faculty offers a Concurrent Master’s/Ph.D. program in educational psychology which develops a substantial knowledge base in the principles of psychology applied to education, broadly defined.

A major in educational psychology allows a student to emphasize such content areas as learning, instruction, life-span development, applied behavior analysis, cognition, and socialization.

The program prepares a student to pursue a variety of career paths, including careers as faculty members in colleges and universities, as researchers in departments of education in government and business, and as professionals in training and research programs in government and industry.

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Course Description and Classes

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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.

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Course Description and Classes

View the GSU Graduate Catalog