Adult Development and Aging Ph.D. Program A joint doctoral program.

Adult Development and Aging Ph.D. Program
Help us improve the lives of older adults through research.
A joint doctoral program.
Adult Development and Aging Ph.D. Program
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.
Akron–Cleveland Area
Northeast Ohio is a dynamic region with much to offer.
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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
btain training in the use of such psychophysiological measures as electrodermal activity,
electrocardiogram, pupilommetry and more
RESEARCH TRAINING: 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.
CURRICULUM: 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.
The University of Akron is an Equal Education and Employment Institution –
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