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 2020 - Contains detailed information regarding manuscript formatting requirements. *APA 7th edition formatting (required for dissertation submissions beginning fall 2020).

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.