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Doctoral Programs

Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

This practitioner-scholar program combines science and practice, preparing individuals to practice as psychologists. The PsyD program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and meets California licensure requirements.

Higher Education Leadership, EdD

Qualifies graduates for leadership roles in colleges and universities, especially in student development, academic support, and institutional administration. This is a three-year, 51-unit, cohort-based program offered on the Azusa campus for one week each June and nine weekends a year (Fridays and Saturdays).

Online: Low Residency at Azusa (main campus)

Higher Education, PhD

The PhD in Higher Education develops scholars who are able to conduct original research and interpret and communicate the results of that research through their writing, teaching, and leadership. This is a 62-unit, cohort-based program offered on the Azusa campus for two weeks each July and January for four years.

Online: Low Residency at Azusa (main campus)

Physical Therapy, DPT

Emphasizes the scientific basis of human structure and movement, the spiritual basis of human worth, and the integration of these elements into a comprehensive approach to evaluation and treatment. Graduates gain a solid generalist perspective of patient care in a variety of professional treatment settings.

Rehabilitation and Movement Science, PhD

The PhD in Rehabilitation and Movement Science program prepares leaders to improve health and rehabilitation outcomes through research and education. This hybrid PhD program is completed primarily online, with two, one-week sessions on campus per year.

Online: Low Residency at Azusa (main campus)

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.