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Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Gender Studies

Northcentral University



Created to be a flexible option for developing a broad and in-depth understanding of the social, cultural, and biological foundations of masculinity, femininity, and sexuality, Northcentral University's online Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD) Gender Studies is the ideal option for anyone who is looking to gain an in-depth understanding of the psychosexual development, cultural and individual variations, gender identities and roles, and legal aspects.

As a student in this online degree in psychology - gender studies, individuals will partake in a curriculum that is will address the historical development, theoretical and empirical foundations, and contemporary conceptual directions of the field of marriage and family therapy.

Each of the online gender studies courses in this PhD in psychology program have been created to guide students in their study of various topics, including:

  • Advanced Topics in Sexual Issues
  • Advanced Topics in Marriage and Family Systems
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology of Women
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology of GenderAdvanced Topics in Sexuality and Gender: Psychotherapy With Gender Variant Clients
  • Advanced Topics in Sexuality and Gender: Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients

This online degree in gender studies offers students a comprehensive online program that is focused on ethical, appropriate psychotherapy and counseling across the lifespan with individuals that identify as gender variant as well as clinical competencies, theoretical approaches to understanding gender variance, and treatment modalities with both children and adults.

Students must have a Masters degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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