The doctoral program offers students an exceptional education that is flexible enough to support a wide range of career paths. Our doctoral degree program provides students with the opportunity to develop the type of skills in research, evaluation, and data analytics that will support a wide variety of professional and academic interests, whether they are to pursue a career in academics, or to immediately seek meaningful employment in the contemporary workplace.
This program is designed to produce organizational and community leaders who can assume positions in academia, as well as industry and government. In a rigorous but cooperative and congenial atmosphere, high-quality researchers are trained to contribute to the body of knowledge in public and nonprofit administration, community or organizational psychology, as well as to disseminate and apply evidence-informed knowledge.
The doctoral program provides research training by means of a curriculum that requires students to be involved in research beginning with their first enrollment and continuing every semester thereafter.