General/Experimental Psychology (Ph.D.)
Conduct in-depth research into human behavior and contribute to the field of psychology as a scholar, researcher or educator.
The study of human behavior offers an endless array of insights. A Ph.D. in Psychology from UND prepares you to advance scientific knowledge in this exciting field by designing, conducting and disseminating research.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study General/Experimental Psychology at UND?
Whether you're interested in the psychological effects of aging, neuropsychology, or social interactions and relationships, the Ph.D. program at UND gives you the skills and knowledge you need to make a real contribution.
Designed for students with a particular interest in research, the Ph.D. program emphasizes both breadth and depth of experience. In addition to your general coursework, you can choose from the following areas of specialty:
- Experimental Analysis of Behavior
- Applied Cognition
- Health and Aging
- Social Psychology
- Psychology and the Law
Whichever track you choose, you'll explore a broad spectrum of issues in the field, develop experimental and quantitative skills, and prepare to design, conduct, analyze, and disseminate research that advances the scientific study of psychology.
Work closely with experienced faculty who are experts in everything from cognitive aging to social relationship to assessment of learning problems.
Earn a stipend for work as a graduate teaching assistant.
Develop your teaching skills through the Instructional Skills Training Track.
Conduct original scholarly research and complete an empirical dissertation.
Median salary for psychologists
Rate of employment for those who complete a Ph.D. in Psychology
American Psychological Association
A Ph.D. in General/Experimental Psychology from UND prepares you for a rewarding career as a scholar, researcher, or teacher.