Florida State University

Florida State University

Learning & Cognition


314 Westcott Bldg.

Tallahassee, FL 32306

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Florida State’s Learning and Cognition programs are designed for students and professionals interested in the application of cognition, learning, and developmental theories. Our students come from many backgrounds to apply Learning and Cognition in research, classroom, government, or organizational settings. You will find that our program is highly individualized, providing the flexibility to select the training that meets their needs. Our program provides an excellent grounding in research and our students have close working relationships with faculty who are nationally and internationally known for their research expertise. Our doctoral program is designed to train research-oriented doctoral students who are conversant with current theory and research, and who are competent in methodological and statistical research skills. Students who complete their doctorates in our program become university faculty or researchers in a variety of settings, including with Pre-K-12 education organizations, government, think tanks, and private industry. Some courses are available online or in evenings to allow for flexible course completion.


FSU and its programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

International applicants whose first language is not English, and who have not studied in an English-speaking country for at least an academic year, must submit language proficiency test scores. Target Scores: TOEFL (paper-based) – 575; TOEFL (internet-b

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): $479.32 Per Credit USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $1,110.72 Per Credit USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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