The University of Akron and Cleveland State University offer a joint doctoral program in the psychology of Adult Development and Aging. This unique program is one of the few Adult Development and Aging Ph.D. programs in the country – and the only one in Ohio. Psychology (or related) undergraduate majors and individuals who have a master’s degree interested in pursuing doctoral training in basic and/or applied research in Adult Development and Aging are encouraged to apply.
*All ADA graduate students were fully funded (tuition + stipend) in 2014-15
*Successful job placement for all doctoral graduates of the program (2014 and 2015)
*Link with Cleveland and Akron area medical and research institutes
*Be prepared to work in various roles in research, teaching, and applied settings
*Obtain training in the use of such psychophysiological measures as electrodermal activity, electrocardiogram, pupilommetry and more
The need for expert researchers in adult development and aging is at an all-time high due to dramatic shifts in global demographics toward older societies. You’ll work with experienced, full-time faculty to develop and carry out relevant research projects.
You’ll take equal amounts of coursework at each institution, covering research methods/design, adult biobehavioral functioning, and adult psychosocial functioning. Your coursework will also include advanced research seminars.
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