Doctor of Philosophy in General Psycholog with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction
Develop Strategies for Success in University Education
Bridge the gap to student achievement with Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction. Explore and evaluate cognitive processes and information to develop the best instructional methods for 21st century postsecondary education. Offered by the College of Doctoral Studies, this Phoenix psychology degree program is designed to prepare applied instruction professionals for training economically and culturally diverse adult educational communities.
In the PhD in cognitive psychology program, you study a range of topics relevant to the construction and analysis of learning outcomes, including social cognition and assessments. With small courses in dynamic online and evening learning environments, GCU affords you the convenience to continue in your professional work while developing your practical knowledge in cognitive research analysis and instructional application. Your dissertation process begins in your first course, where you are introduced to doctoral dispositions.