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The program offers training in both basic and applied research. Focus is on high quality training with intensive student-faculty involvement in joint research.
You'll participate actively in research with faculty members throughout your tenure in the program. This emphasis on one-to-one training allows you to acquire research skills while working on projects leading to publication or grant application. You'll eventually develop advanced knowledge and research expertise in one or more specialty area(s).
Key research areas for our faculty members include:
A Doctor of Philosophy degree in Behavioral Science will help you move into prominent roles as a researcher or professor at a university or as a research consultant with a counseling center, hospital, mental health center, medical school or rehabilitation services agency.