DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

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This program is not intended to lead to certification or licensure.*

See deeper. Achieve the pinnacle of academic achievement with your Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from University of the Rockies.

Take advanced courses online. In this ultimate curriculum, you will discover how to further the emotional and mental health of your fellow human beings whether you're in a clinical setting or a modern workplace. Begin by building a knowledge base in the history and systems of psychology. Then you will pursue more advanced courses with research, statistics, and measurement. Finally, demonstrate your expertise by writing your dissertation.

Specializations within the Doctor of Psychology are:

Business Psychology

Impact business performance with your Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Business Psychology Specialization from University of the Rockies. Maximize your influence over human resources in business organizations by applying best practices in ethics and diversity. Advanced seminars and practicum experience will train you in creativity, breakthrough thinking, and human performance. Specialize in business psychology and pioneer new ways of doing business in the global marketplace. Your PsyD program delves deeper than curriculum for the MA in Psychology, Business Psychology specialization. This program includes a more extensive research component and broader applications through coursework and supervised practicum experience. The Doctor of Psychology further enriches your research through the process of proposing, writing, and defending a dissertation.

Criminology and Justice Studies

Passionate about commanding excellence in your field? Earn your Doctor of Psychology, Criminology and Justice Studies Specialization at University of the Rockies. Be a practitioner and a scholar with advanced PsyD courses and seminars in the arena of law enforcement and corrections.

Earn expertise in cutting-edge theories of criminal behavior, and find real-world solutions. Explore how institutions process criminals through the correctional system, and learn to ensure due process. Distinguish between crimes and locate them within social and economic contexts. Discover proven methods to rehabilitate people, empowering them to return as productive members of society.

Educational Leadership

Enhance your educational leadership career potential through advanced coursework by pursuing your Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Educational Leadership Specialization degree online at University of the Rockies.

Understand how human development and psychology influence education. Expand your educational leadership potential while designing and implementing instructional strategies. Exemplify dedication to service, critical thinking ability, and respect for diversity.

Your PsyD provides deeper emphasis in the same areas as the MA curriculum. This program includes a more extensive research component and broader applications for more in-depth knowledge through coursework.

Health and Wellness Psychology

Invigorate your future! Foster healthy organizations and workplace environments that thrive. Attain your Doctor of Psychology, Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization degree online from University of the Rockies.

This specialization provides you with the cutting-edge research to advance the overall physical and psychological health of an organization. Your curriculum prepares you for a potential leadership career as a health analyst, consultant, or educator. Utilize your skills to enhance employees' nutrition, exercise, and work-life balance. Go beyond prevention and treatment to encourage thriving in all aspects of life. With advanced courses in how to diagnose, develop, and evaluate wellness models, you deepen your expertise at proactively transforming organizations and promoting healthy employee behavior.

This doctoral program offers you the opportunity to earn a graduate degree without disrupting your work. Plus, you have all the support of a small, dedicated institution. Tomorrow’s leaders are forged here today.

Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Be an advocate for peace. Complete your Doctor of Psychology, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialization degree online at University of the Rockies.

In this Doctoral program, you will participate in seminars and residencies where you utilize systems theory and dynamic communications in real-world experiential exercises. You will learn the techniques consultants use to influence leaders and to avert confrontation between people. Perfect your education with a residency in which you compose a long-term plan for conflict resolution. Advocate and defend mediation strategies to effect positive change in families, organizations, and communities.

This doctoral curriculum empowers you to advance your future Offered only online, this program offers you the opportunity to earn a graduate degree without disrupting your work.

Become a thought leader in a field that truly needs them. Earn a Doctor of Psychology, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialization degree online at University of the Rockies.

Mental Health Administration

Impact your community! Achieve your online Doctor of Psychology, Mental Health Administration Specialization degree at University of the Rockies. You'll learn to evaluate, explain, and defend the complexities of modern mental health delivery systems in an ever-changing industry.

Through PsyD advanced seminars, you will persuasively advocate on behalf of new psychological delivery methods. Seek this advanced degree to enhance your leadership in the performance of large mental health organizations. With this degree, you earn your place at the forefront of improving the quality of life for your fellow human beings.

This curriculum prepares you for a career as an innovative leader in large mental health organizations, where you employ your expertise to influence the design and execution of mental health programs.

Non-Profit Management

Gain the specialized skill you need to command excellence in the Non-Profit field. Achieve your Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Non-Profit Management Specialization degree online from University of the Rockies.

Design and evaluate research in non-profit organizations using empirical psychological methods. Assess, evaluate and design non-profit organizations' performance, structure, and development as well as gain the ability to apply concepts, demonstrate skills, and evaluate initiatives that are fundamental to the ethical practice of organizational psychology. This specialization will allow you to be an effective agent for change, anticipating the outcomes of strategic initiatives in a non-profit environment.

You should seek this degree if you are interested in pursuing a career in applying the principles of human performance psychology to improving the design, development, governance, structure, and operation of non-profit organizations.

Organizational Leadership

Understand personal influence, motivation, and persuasion. Expand your personal leadership potential with interventions that raise performance, improve relationships, enhance equity, and promote leadership. Exemplify exceptional ethical conduct, critical thinking, self-reflection, and respect for diversity.

Your PsyD program delves deeper than the curriculum for the Master of Arts in Psychology, Organizational Leadership Specialization. This program includes a more extensive research component and broader applications through coursework. The Doctor of Psychology further enriches your research through the process of proposing, writing, and defending a dissertation.

Sport and Performance Psychology

Empower people with advanced strategies to enhance human performance. Earn your Doctor of Psychology, Sport and Performance Psychology Specialization from University of the Rockies. This degree program is the pinnacle of performance enhancement education.

While the doctoral curriculum is wide and diverse, your ultimate goal is to create actualization, awareness, self-mastery, and peak experience for both teams and individuals. Through advanced PhD courses and seminars in human development, coaching, cultural diversity, and mind-body practices, you will perfect the techniques to make people more effective. With this ultimate degree, you will be well equipped with the highly specialized skills to be a leading professional in academics, continue research, and pursue lead consulting roles in high-performance environments.


*The Doctor of Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional. University of the Rockies does not represent that this program meets certification or licensure requirements in any state. It is the student’s responsibility to review any state certification or licensure requirements in their intended field of employment.


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