Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Leadership Psychology

Curriculum Map

30 credits applied from an appropriate master’s degree.
Semester format running 2 courses each semester for 15 weeks (4 credits each).
Two 4-day residencies are held annually in the fall and spring in Boston, MA. Fall Residency, November 4-7, 2015; Spring Residency, March 16-19, 2016.
Click here to view the academic calendar for our semester schedule.
120-hour Practicum in year 4 worth 5 credits.


Year One Cohort: Fall Semester (8 credits)
ORG LP710 - Leadership and Followership: Theoretical Bases of Leadership (credits: 4) 
Instructor: Dan Jacobs, PsyD
ORG LP711 - Leadership Development and the Use of the Self (credits: 4) 
Instructor: Kathryn Stanley, PhD

Year One Cohort: Spring Semester (8 credits)
ORG LP712 - Becoming a 21st Century Leader (credits: 4) 
Instructor: Jason Osher, PhD 
ORG LP714 - Adaptive Leadership Pro-Seminar (credits: 4)
Instructor: Candice Crawford, PsyD

Year One Total: 16 credits
Year Two Cohort: Fall Semester (8 credits)
ORG LP725 - Qualitative Methods I (credits: 4)
Instructor: Renee Charney, MA
ORG LP740 - Adaptive Leadership and Immunity to Change (credits: 4) 
Instructor: Scott Wimer, PhD

Year Two Cohort: Spring Semester (8 credits)
ORG LP735 - Qualitative Methods II (credits: 4)
Instructor: Renee Charney, MA
ORG LP745 - Creative Change and Transformative Leadership (credits: 4) 
Instructor: Dan Jacobs, PsyD

Year Two Total: 16 credits
Year Three Cohort: Fall Semester (8 credits)
ORG LP726 - Statistics and Research Methodology I (credits: 4) 
Instructor, Staff
ORG LP728 - Organizational Assessment and Intervention (credits: 4)
Instructor: Candice Crawford, PhD

Year Three Cohort: Spring Semester (9 credits)
ORG LP727 - Statistics and Research Methodology II (credits: 4) 
Instructor, Saul Rosenthal, PhD
ORG LP750 - Neuroleadership (credits: 4) 
Instructor: Kathryn Stanley, PhD
ORG LP802 - Doctoral Project I (credits: 1)
Instructor: Kathryn Stanley, PhD

Year Three Total: 17 credits
Year Four: Fall Semester (11 credits)
ORG LP905 - Practicum Leadership I (credits: 2)
ORG LP910 - Advanced Leadership Seminar (credits: 4)
Instructor, Staff
ORG LP748 - Leadership and Systems Approaches Specialization (credits: 4) 
Instructor, Staff
ORG LP902 - Doctoral Project II (credits: 1)

Year Four: Spring Semester (8 credits) 
ORG LP906 - Practicum II (credits: 2)
ORG LP911 - Advanced Leadership Seminar II (credits: 4)
Instructor: Staff
ORG LP903 - Doctoral Project III (credits: 2)

Year Four Total: 19 credits
Program Total: 68 credits
Program total plus 30 credit MA: 98 credits

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