A doctorate is the ultimate degree you can achieve. It shows you’re a lifelong learner committed to personal development. It reveals an intellectual curiosity to acquire in-depth knowledge. It announces to the world that you are an expert in your chosen field. Only 2% of the U.S. workforce has earned a doctorate. This degree is a special achievement. Nothing sets you apart from the competition quite like adding the title “Doctor” to your name.
At the Golden State College, you can select from Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs in four distinct fields of study. Most of the doctoral programs also feature multiple specializations that allow you to focus your studies on specific areas. At the Global Campus, you are not required to take the GMAT or GRE (Graduate Management Admission Test/Graduate Record Examination) in order to be admitted into any of the PhD and PsyD programs. Explore the doctoral programs below and select the doctorate that matches your research and career interests. Need help determining which doctorate is right for you? Chat with one of our advisors who can discuss the programs in more depth.