Psychology Dissertation

Manuscript Requirements

Format Requirements

  • The Graduate School of Education and Psychology requires the use of American Psychological Association (APA) format requirements.

  • Candidates must adhere precisely to the specifications required. Certain format requirements specific to GSEP are not necessarily included and/or are not consistent with the APA manual specifications. Format requirements specific to GSEP can be found in the Dissertation Format Requirements Manual.

  • Where there is a conflict between specific GSEP style guidelines and specifications by APA, the GSEP guidelines will supersede.

  • Students are advised to purchase the current version of the APA Manual.

Dissertation Format Requirements Manual 

Contains detailed information regarding manuscript formatting requirements.

Psychology Sample Dissertation Preliminary Pages 

Template for formatting the preliminary pages of the dissertation for GSEP Psychology manuscripts, from the title page to the abstract.