Law and Psychology, PhD

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The PhD program in law and psychology is designed to train a new generation of scholars in the field by taking a broad interdisciplinary approach that combines rigorous training in the law and psychology field with training in advanced research methodology and statistics, criminological theory.

The PhD program in law and psychology is designed to train a new generation of scholars in the field by taking a broad interdisciplinary approach that combines rigorous training in the law and psychology field with training in advanced research methodology and statistics, criminological theory, and contextual training in other subfields of psychology. The goal of the program is for students to use this knowledge to tackle the many important but understudied areas where the legal system is in desperate need of empirical psychological research.

Program Offered

Law and Psychology, PhD

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
Downtown, West

Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Application Deadline

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Financing Your Education

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Program Requirements

Required Core (18 credit hours)
PSY 515 Quantitative Analysis I (3)
PSY 516 Quantitative Analysis II (3)
PSY 517 Quantitative Analysis III (3)
PSY 545 Advanced Legal Psychology (3)
PSY 546 Advanced Forensic Psychology (3)
PSY 550 Advanced Social Psychology (3)

Electives (39 credit hours)

Required Research (15 credit hours)
PSY 500 Research Methods (3)
PSY 792 Research (12)

Culminating Experience (12 credit hours)
PSY 799 Dissertation (12)

Additional Curriculum Information
Students are required to take 15 credit hours of research coursework and 39 credit hours of elective coursework.

When approved by the student's supervisory committee and Graduate College, this program allows 30 credit hours from a previously awarded master's degree to be used for this degree. If students do not have a previously awarded master's degree, the 30 hours of coursework will be made up of electives and research.

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