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University of the Rockies

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University of the Rockies, which is a private, independent Graduate School, offers the Master of Arts Degree in Psychology (MA) and the Doctor of Psychology Degree (PHD), and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. The university is a member of the North Central Association (NCA). Through University of the Rockies one can receive a high-quality education while maintaining a personal and professional life. Founded in 1998, University of the Rockies was originally established as the Colorado School of Professional Psychology (COSPP), but had its name changed later on when it was bought by Bridgepoint Education in 2007. The School of Professional Psychology became a School of University of the Rockies along with the School of Organizational leadership.

University of the Rockies offers an online Doctorate degree in psychology, with specializations in a number of fields including Executive Coaching, Non-Profit Management, and Organizational Leadership. The Doctorate in Psychology Program at University of the Rockies expands one’s career options by providing an education in psychology that incorporates both elements of business and leadership. One will be able to study psychology through an angle that will allow its application to the modern workplace, with an emphasis on aspects such as how to understand human behavior, how to raise individual performance, how to improve relationships, and other skills as well.

The Doctor of Psychology with specialization in Executive Coaching Program (PsyD) is designed to provide one with the necessary coaching skills needed in order to coach leaders in corporations, government, and non-profit organizations. One will learn how to work with clients individually as well as a team, and supply them with the tools that will help them cope with their environment and their situation.

Through the Doctor of Psychology with specialization in Non-Profit Management Program (PsyD) at University of the Rockies, one will be prepared to evaluate and create research in organizations based on methods and principals in non-profit organizations.

The Doctor of Psychology with specialization in Organizational Leadership Program (PsyD) enhances the potential for one’s organizational leadership career through challenging coursework, without having to relocate or give up on one’s current job. What makes this program unique is that the theories and applications of psychology are combined with those of business and leadership, creating a solid background helpful for expanding one’s career options.