Quick Facts

  • Program units 114
  • Duration 5 years
  • Average class size 15
  • Location Oxnard campus

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

California Lutheran University's Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) is a five-year program that integrates science and practice in preparing students for careers as licensed clinical psychologists. The Psy.D. program upholds a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, welcoming all students, faculty, and staff to our Southern California setting.

Our program is housed within a top tier, private, not for profit university that has served Southern California for over 50-years. The latest technology, new facilities, small class sizes, and a stimulating curriculum are some of what makes our program outstanding.

Program Goals

Through this program, you will develop:

  • Clinical skills that are founded in the integration of practice and research
  • Competence in research and scholarship
  • An appreciation of human diversity by serving the underserved

Our dedicated faculty and staff, excellent facilities, onsite outpatient community counseling training centers, and varied practicum opportunities will help you develop your clinical and research skills as you transition from student to professional.

The Psy.D. program meets the “Guidelines for Defining a Doctoral Degree in Psychology” established by the Association of State & Provincial Psychology Boards/National Register (ASPPB/NR). The program is not currently accredited by the American Psychological Association. We cannot guarantee APA Accreditation. Learn more

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