Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Sep 20, 2021  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022

School of Psychology



The School of Psychology pioneered a distance education model comprised of blended and distributed learning that has served adult professionals for over thirty years. By creating flexible opportunities for individuals with career, family, and community responsibilities to achieve their advanced educational goals, Fielding’s community of scholar-practitioners helps define the future of psychology at every level-from theory to practice and research.

 

Doctoral Degrees


  • A generalist doctoral degree in Psychology  students the opportunity to become experts in psychology by conducting psychology research at the doctoral level, learning the breadth of psychological knowledge, and concentrating on a specific area within psychology (e.g., teaching psychology). 
  • The Clinical Psychology doctorate  is a generalist degree; a pathway master’s degree is conferred along the way to the PhD and students can choose from five optional concentrations:
    • Forensic Psychology
    • Health Psychology
    • Neuropsychology
    • Social Justice & Diversity
  • The Media Psychology doctorate  was the first of its kind in a School of Psychology, offering a nonclinical PhD degree with a master’s conferred along the way. The program focuses on understanding the relationships between media and behavior and offers optional concentrations in:
    • Brand Psychology and Audience Engagement
    • Positive Psychology and Media
    • Social Impact of Mobile Media & Immersive Technology

In addition, PhD Media students can declare a doctoral concentration offered in the School of Leadership Studies or one from the IECD doctoral program.

  • Our PhD in Infant & Early Childhood Development  (IECD)is a multidisciplinary doctoral program in mental health and developmental disorders such as autism spectrum, sensory integration, ADHD, and mood disorder. In addition, PhD IECD students can declare a doctoral concentration offered in the School of Leadership Studies or a concentration in Reflective Practice & Supervision.

 

Master’s Degrees


 

Certificate Options



 

Clinical Psychology Program

Programs

Doctoral

Certificate

Infant & Early Childhood Development Program

Programs

Doctoral

Media Psychology Program

Programs

Doctoral

Master’s

Certificate

Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Program

Programs

Certificate

Psychology, General

Programs

Doctoral