PhD in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology with Emphasis in Health Education and Promotion

No longer admitting to this emphasis beginning Summer 2020.

Degree Requirements

General Core Courses36
Health Area Courses21
Health Behavior: Drug and Sexuality Education
Health Behaviors: Drug and Sexuality Education
Health Promotion
Statistics and Research Methodology12-15
Measurement and Evaluation3
Individual Studies (Health Related Electives)12 minimum
General Electives12

Sample Plan of Study

A student’s plan of study will vary depending on her/his program track and career goals and should be completed in consultation with her/his academic advisor.

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Qualifying Process

The Graduate School requires that students pass a qualifying examination as a condition of official admittance to the PhD program.

Comprehensive Examination Process

The Comprehensive Exam is administered once a year.

Dissertation Requirements

After working with the academic advisor on developing a dissertation proposal, the student meets with her/his doctoral program committee to obtain approval of the written dissertation proposal. After the project is completed, the student submits a written dissertation and defends her/his dissertation project to the doctoral program committee.


This program is not accepting admissions at this time.

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