Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Integrating theory, research, and clinical practice
The Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Concentration is an advanced course of study specializing in human science approaches to clinical psychology, integrating theory, research, and clinical practice.
The program is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is listed in the Doctoral Psychology Programs Meeting Designated Criteria developed and published by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards and National Register.
The Clinical Ph.D. program entails seventy eight credits of required and elective graduate courses, successful completion of the comprehensive exams, the completion of a one-year pre-doctoral internship, and the successful defense of a dissertation.
Graduates find positions in independent practice, community clinics, medical and managed care facilities, and in academic and research settings. It is possible to complete the program in five years, but most students graduate in six or seven years.