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Doctor of Philosophy in Media Psychology

Fielding Graduate University



The online PhD in Media Psychology from Fielding Graduate University is the first degree of its kind, and was created to offer students an online PhD program that would provide individuals with an opportunity to take an in-depth look at the relationship between media and behavior.

This is a non-clinical PhD program, and is an excellent choice for individuals in a variety of fields, including:

  • Journalism
  • Entertainment
  • Publishing, software development
  • Business and telecommunicationsGovernment
  • Public policy
  • Education
  • This is an intensive media psychology degree and requires students to participate in several face-to-face meetings for orientation and planning session, research sessions and national sessions.

    This degree program incorporates a variety of technology based tools, including online forums, teleconferencing and electronic library services, in its deepening of the academic relationship between students and faculty.

    The curriculum of this online PhD in media psychology covers a variety of topics, including:

    • Critical Thinking
    • Research Design and Methodology
    • Statistics
    • Media Psychology
    • Media Studies
    • Media Ethics
    • Research Practicum
    • Comprehensive Assessment

    Applicants must have at least a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5.

    Accreditation Information

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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