Listen to 300+ podcasts by best-selling authors, published Wednesday, 4pm EST!

Doctorates in Psychology

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Post-Graduate (Doctoral) Degrees in Psychology and other Psychology Degree topics.

What is the doctorate for the field of psychology?

Doctorates in Psychology

There are two types of doctoral degrees in psychology, a PhD and a PsyD. There are other related doctoral options too, depending on your career goals. These include doctorates in allied fields, such as the EdD (Doctor of Education), Ph.D. in Social Work (Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work) and Psychiatry and nursing with a specialization in serving people with mental illnesses. If you are interested in psychiatry, you'll need a medical doctorate. If you're interested in Psychiatric Nursing, you'll need some level of nursing degree.



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Psychology Degree Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Jolyn Wells-Moran
Buy My Book