Generate knowledge that provides elements for the solution of problems related to subjective well-being and resilience, interpersonal relationships, among others. Develop relevant research on psychosociocultural problems that use the methods, techniques and tools of qualitative and quantitative data analysis, as well as generate knowledge and intervention proposals in vulnerable populations.
THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOUProfessionals with a Master's degree in Psychology or in related areas, such as Education, and other disciplines of the Social Sciences such as Social Anthropology or Sociology.
Professionals interested in the bio-psychosociocultural development of the population and the improvement of the quality of life and the promotion of mental and emotional health.
Professionals interested in investigating vulnerable groups from an ethical and committed perspective.The doctorate is aimed at those interested in developing relevant research on psychosociocultural problems, using the discipline's qualitative and quantitative data analysis methods, techniques and tools, in order to generate knowledge and intervention proposals.
Applicants must:Have a Master's degree in Psychology or related sciences such as Education, Anthropology or Sociology.
Have research experience
Be proficient in reading texts in English
Full time dedicationWhen applicants send their preliminary research project, it must contain the name and email of the applicant. The research proposal must not exceed 10,000 words.
In accordance with the lines of generation and application of doctorate knowledge and the topics addressed by the faculty and must contain the following:
Preliminary research project (maximum 15 pages) containing:Title of the project
Thematic field of the doctoral program in which the research is located
Research approach: problem, questions, objectives and assumptions o Hypothesis
Theoretical and contextual references
Bibliographic references.WHEN STUDYING AT ITESOProgram focused on intervention and research projects located in the communities and linked through agreements with government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
It is an inter-institutional program that is offered together with the Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México, both institutions share the Jesuit educational style with a focus on social transformation, which understands academic quality as the generation of knowledge linked to its context.
Focused on the construction of knowledge in the study and care of psychological health problems and needs generated by a context of precariousness, violence and insecurity.
It has a network of researchers who, due to its interdisciplinary approach with a cross-collaborative approach, facilitates research with other ITESO programs and with other universities of the Jesuit University System (SUJ)
It has agreements to carry out research stays at other national and international universities.AS A GRADUATE OF THIS PROGRAMIdentifies, based on qualitative and quantitative paradigms, the characteristics of psychosociocultural research designs to propose strategies and methodological articulation of any project.
Develop research projects in a field of specialty in psychology that provide new explanations and solutions to study problems.
It disseminates scientific information obtained in any investigation, whether in written and face-to-face media at the national and international level.
Evaluates scientific research projects in the field of psychology and with various areas of human knowledge, to recognize trends or areas of research opportunity.Reasons to study this doctorateITESO, a university of academic excellence, is the most important private institution in the Western region in the generation of knowledge in the field of psychology.
The doctoral program is based on rigorously scientific training and in inter-institutional coordination with the Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México, which has been operating it for more than 10 years and is registered in Conacyt's National Quality Postgraduate Program as a program in development. Currently, said registry is managed in its inter-institutional version.
We have a team of research professors, some registered in the Conacyt National System of Researchers and recognized for their publications that they contribute to the field, nationally and internationally.
ITESO has 60 years of experience in teaching psychology at the undergraduate level, as it was the first provincial university to offer a degree in Psychology in the country, and more than 35 years in teaching postgraduate degrees at the master's level in the field of discipline.
It is expected to receive national and foreign students to participate in the doctoral program.
ITESO programs allow you to enter knowledge networks in which expert researchers and students share academic, professional, social and cultural projects. By studying at ITESO you will be able to learn about the work of academics of excellence with a high human sense in their work, interested in making relevant contributions to knowledge and in offering viable solutions to problems to influence public policies. For these reasons, ITESO is distinguished as the most important private university in the western part of the country.
Our professors are experts in their areas, they are project leaders in which they collaborate with other academics inside and outside of ITESO, they actively contribute to networking and research projects; and they are also committed to the values and foundations of our educational project.
Finally, the Jesuit University System, to which our university belongs, has the largest number of programs in the PNPC (National Quality Postgraduate Program) of the National Council of Science and Technology, as far as private education is concerned and has agreements with international cooperation with multiple Jesuit universities abroad.