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The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest-level degree for those who wish to apply their knowledge to research, composition, and education and to obtain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge positioning them as experts in their discipline. Graduates of our Ph.D. programs become practitioners with the skills to support and advance psychological research and practices, teach in academic settings, provide mental health services at health care facilities or in private practice, or work in leadership positions applying psychological principles to a broad range of fields. Our programs provide students with virtually limitless real-world, hands-on training through diverse practicums and internship opportunities, critical community-engaged scholarship work, and opportunities to work at counseling centers in need of their specialized experience.

The Chicago School offers the following online Ph.D. programs:

Online Ph.D. in Business Psychology, Consulting Track: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Chicago School's doctoral program in Business Psychology prepares students to assume high-level responsibilities in today’s global, multicultural business environment. The Online post-master's program allows students to complete coursework online and engage in three brief weekend residencies on campus, providing an opportunity for face-to-face interaction and networking with fellow students and faculty.

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Online Ph.D. in International Psychology: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Chicago School's online Ph.D. in International Psychology attracts passionate and pragmatic learners who want to make an impact in an increasingly diverse and global world. The International Psychology Program—the first of its kind in the nation—prepares graduates to assume leadership positions in multinational organizations or organizations with international missions. The online Ph.D. in International Psychology program’s goal of empowering students and faculty to be advocates for international psychology initiatives is renowned and unrivaled.

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Online Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership: TCS-OPP:Online

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Graduates emerging from the online Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership program are highly qualified to apply the principles of psychology and leadership theory in a broad range of settings and to more effectively lead across generations, cultures, and distances.

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Online Ph.D. in International Psychology, Trauma Services Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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The online Trauma Services concentration within The Chicago School's International Psychology Ph.D. program teaches students the skills and understanding necessary to assist individuals and organizations in developing prevention and preparedness training, and facilitating culturally intelligent programs to address mental health issues related to traumatic experience in a variety of contexts.

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Online Ph.D. in International Psychology, Organizations and Systems Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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The online Organizations and Systems concentration, within the International Psychology Ph.D. program, provides graduates with the cultural competence and collaboration skills to design, evaluate, and lead international programs that result in better business outcomes for corporations, governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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