Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Applied Social Psychology

The applied social psychology program is research-based, with a strong emphasis on supervised and independent research. The program explores traditional topics in social psychology, such as attitudes, social cognition, social influence, and decision making, with an applied focus that emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention. Students and faculty conduct research related to, for example, HIV/AIDS, obesity, sexual risk, substance use, sun exposure, and doctor–patient relationship.

Specific admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder. 

Visit the program website for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

The requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy program.

72 credits, including 33 credits in core requirements, 21 to 27 credits in elective courses, and 12 to 18 credits in dissertation, and successful completion of a comprehensive examination.