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Georgia PhD Programs in Psychology

Find PhD programs in psychology in GA

By obtaining your PhD in psychology, you are choosing to further your education in hopes of one day becoming a professional psychologist. The skills you will gain through your studies will give you the knowledge needed to correctly work with patients in a variety of settings. Choosing to study in Georgia will give you access to a number of experienced psychologists to learn from and work with as you develop methods of helping others.

Studying for a PhD in psychology presents a number of different career options for a student. While in school, you can choose to concentrate on one of several fields of psychology, such as clinical psychology, neuropsychology, health psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, forensic psychology, or social psychology.

When choosing a concentration, it's important to take stock in your surrounding environment. In Georgia, for example, the state has a higher than average incarceration rate. This could mean a higher demand for forensic psychologists in the state, as many of those arrested exhibit signs of mental disorders. Georgia as a whole also contains a high percentage of adults with mental disorders, with a full 33% reporting poor mental health, according to a survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During your studies, you will have numerous chances to interact with those in need, making Georgia a state with many opportunities for learning.

Georgia Psychology Doctoral Programs
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  • Why Earn Your Degree from GCU?
  • Options: Choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more!
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  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
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  • 95% alumni satisfaction rate.
  • Currently holds more than 500 professional alliances, including 19 of the top Fortune 100 companies.
  • Courses are taught by expert faculty, with 86% of professors possessing a doctoral degree.
  • Offers credit for prior experience and learning, as well as scholarships, accelerated programs, and several other ways to help reduce tuition costs.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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  • Several institutional scholarship opportunities are available to students who qualify.
  • Features several learning model options, including online, residency, and hybrid options.
  • Offers graduate degree programs in organizational leadership, mind-body medicine, psychology and human science.
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  • Three teaching locations in Seattle, Washington and Houston, Texas, with the university headquarters located in San Francisco, California.
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