Doctoral Degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Applied Psychology)

Application of psychology to sustainably enhance the sense of fulfillment and quality of life of individuals and society.

Expected Learning Outcomes of the Course when graduation (ELOs)


Develop expertise in evaluating research methodologies for innovation design and a foundation in applied psychology.


Possess the ability to design and enhance programs and projects that present guidelines for the development of individuals, organizations, and society, based on ethically-applied psychological knowledge.


Capable of serving as a leader in managing applied psychology initiatives and services in a variety of contexts while adhering to professional ethics.

Course Outlines

Essential information

The Curriculum

  • Doctor of Philosophy Program in Applied Psychology (Ph.D. (Applied Psychology))

Credits were granted throughout the course program: Type 2.1 Credits were granted throughout the duration of the program minimum of 48 credits

Curriculum Format: 3-year doctoral program type 2.1

Thai is used, with documents and textbooks in English and Thai.

Student qualifications

Applicants to the Doctor of Philosophy program in Applied Psychology must demonstrate English language proficiency according to the Graduate School’s criteria. In addition, applicants must possess the following qualifications, separated by subject area:

Learning Psychology and Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Graduated with a Master’s degree in any field of study

Counseling Psychology

Graduated with a Master’s degree. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any of the following subjects: Counseling Psychology Guidance Psychology or Clinical Psychology

Health Psychology

Graduated with a Master’s degree. Applicants must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in either psychology or health sciences.

Date and time of instruction: This Curriculum will be taught on Fridays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  1. Early semester, August – December
  2. Late semester, January – May
  3. Summer semester: June – July

Remarks: Students may complete the program in three years and start their thesis in the first semester. Psychology practicum can begin in the second semester of the first academic year under the approval of the Program Administration and Development Committee.

The Curriculum Structure

Credit subjects Credits
1. Mandatory subjects 4 Credits
2. Elective subjects (Minimum) 8 Credits
– Specialized Elective Courses 6
– Independent Elective Courses 2
3. Thesis 36 Credits
Minimum in Total 48 Credits


ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.นันท์ชัตสัณห์ สกุลพงศ์

ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.อมราพร สุรการ

ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.พลเทพ พูนพล

รองศาสตราจารย์ ดร.ดุษฎี อินทรประเสริฐ

รองศาสตราจารย์ นพ. ฉัตรชัย เอกปัญญาสกุล

ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.ศรัณย์ พิมพ์ทอง

ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.สุดารัตน์ ตันติวิวัทน์

ผู้ช่วยศาสตราจารย์ ดร.พิชญาณี พูนพล

อาจารย์ ดร.นฤมล พระใหญ่

นางกรรณิการ์ ศรีเกตุ

Career after graduation

Be capable of working in the positions listed below, both in educational agencies: Governmental and private institutions

  1. Psychology and research instructors and researchers in higher education.
  2. Executives of both public and private organizations engaged in the service industry.
  3. Personnel in public and private organizations specializing in human resources, such as human resource development specialists and training specialists, coaching professional executive-level personnel in the department of recruitment and selection, etc.
  4. Experts in assisting and resolving problems on an individual level and group level.
  5. Psychologists who work in hospitals and organizations are involved in the care/rehabilitation of service recipients with physical and mental health issues.
  6. Freelance regarding independent consultants for professional development with organizations, leader, and follower development training, team development training, learning management, training designer, and psychology training.