The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Online Programs

Ph.D. in Business Psychology, Consulting Track


325 North Wells Street

Chicago, IL 60610

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Business Psychology, Consulting Track

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Business Psychology (Consulting Track) Ph.D. is a post-master’s doctoral program that trains doctoral-level psychologists for a career in academic research as well as for corporate, consulting, and other work settings. The curriculum is a unique blend of clinical and organizational psychology integrated with business courses that prepares Chicago School students to conduct empirical research with a multi-disciplinary approach that contributes to the body of knowledge referenced to solve individual, group and organizational problems in business environments. The program combines research skills with psychological theory to help graduates succeed in their roles as academicians, organizational leaders, or consultants. Graduates of the Consulting Track within the Business Psychology doctoral program learn to apply the principles of business psychology in consulting environments, helping to improve individual, group, and organizational functioning in both for-profit and nonprofit settings. The program prepares students to assume high-level responsibilities in today's global, multicultural business environment. Curriculum integrates industrial and organizational psychology, clinical psychology, and business coursework, providing students with advanced knowledge of theory as well as application to a variety of business challenges, including right-sizings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic repositioning, project management, change consultation, and executive succession planning. The Business Psychology faculty is made up of business and psychology professionals with a breadth of expertise, experience, and educational background, representing areas essential to our conceptualization of business psychology. Our faculty have degrees in I/O psychology, business, clinical psychology, and organizational development. The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 4,500 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.


The Chicago School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Federal Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Locale: Large City

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