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PhD in Psychology: Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the PhD in Psychology designated page. Here you will find the resources you will need to complete the PhD in Psychology dissertation.

Congratulations on reaching this milestone in your PhD educational career.  We wish you success as you embark on this educational journey.

Specifically, on this designated School of Psychology page you will find links to relevant dissertation documents that will answer many of the questions that students often have regarding the dissertation process.  Please note the Contact Us section where you will find a complete list of our academic leaders, program directors, coordinators, and CORE faculty in the School of Psychology. Also, you might want to review the examples of prospectuses, based on your program of specialization or proposed methodology that are listed under Prospectus Examples.  

Prospectus examples

The following examples are provided to show you how some students have organized, described, and made decisions about their research. Because every research project is unique, please consult with your supervisory committee for guidance. Please also use the Dissertation Prospectus Guide and the Dissertation Prospectus Rubric to help guide the development of your Prospectus. 

 

Clinical Psychology

 

Forensic Psychology

 

General Psychology

 

Health Psychology

 

Industrial and Organizational Psychology

 

Social Psychology

Oral Defense examples

Please consult with your supervisory committee in advance about expectations for the proposal oral defense and dissertation oral defense. 

Health Psychology