Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

Quick Facts

Degree Requirements

The program curriculum includes sequential research courses, practicum experience and an internship in the field.

  • Five-year program with a traditional semester format
  • 114 course credits required
  • Three areas of focus:
    • Six core courses
    • Research
    • Practical skill development courses
  • Includes three years of practical training (one year at CLU)
  • One year of internship
  • Second-year project or Competency Exam (for Clinical Masters)
  • Qualifying Exam
  • Dissertation

View the program's Curriculum Map to see student learning outcomes.

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Required Courses

  • PSYC-711 Colloquia 1 (1)
  • PSYC-712 Colloquia 2 (1)
  • PSYC-713 Colloquia 3 (1)
  • PSYC-714 Colloquia 4 (1)
  • PSYC-721 Practicum 1 (2)
  • PSYC-722 Practicum 2 (2)
  • PSYC-723 Practicum 3 (2)
  • PSYC-724 Practicum 4 (2)
  • PSYC-725 Practicum 5 (2)
  • PSYC-726 Practicum 6 (2)
  • PSYC-728 Case Conference 1 (1)
  • PSYC-729 Case Conference 2 (1)
  • PSYC-740 Diagnostic Interviewing (2)
  • PSYC-741 Basic Attending Skills (2)
  • PSYC-743 Child & Adolescent Interventions (2)
  • PSYC-744 Principles of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (3)
  • PSYC-745 ABA and CBT Interventions (3)
  • PSYC-746 Couples and Family Therapy (2)
  • PSYC-747 Group Psychotherapy (2)
  • PSYC-750 Child & Adolescent Disorders (3)
  • PSYC-751 Personality & Dissociative Disorders (3)
  • PSYC-752 Mood and Anxiety Disorders (3)
  • PSYC-753 Gender & Sexual Disorders (2)
  • PSYC-754 Eating Disorders/Substance Abuse/Somatoform Disorders (2)
  • PSYC-755 Schizophrenia and Other Cognitive Disorders (2)
  • PSYC-705 Research Methods 1 (3)
  • PSYC-706 Research Methods 2 (3)
  • PSYC-701 Research Seminar 1 (1)
  • PSYC-702 Research Seminar 2 (1)
  • PSYC-703 Research Seminar 3 (1)
  • PSYC-704 Research Seminar 4 (1)
  • PSYC-716 Biological Aspects of Behavior (3)
  • PSYC-717 Human Development (3)
  • PSYC-718 Cognitive-Affective Aspects of Behavior (3)
  • PSYC-719 Social Psychology (3)
  • PSYC-731 Dissertation Research Seminar 1 (1)
  • PSYC-732 Dissertation Research Seminar 2 (1)
  • PSYC-733 Dissertation Research Seminar 3 (1)
  • PSYC-734 Dissertation Research Seminar 4 (1)
  • PSYC-761 Professional Seminar (2)
  • PSYC-762 Test and Measurement (3)
  • PSYC-763 Ethics (3)
  • PSYC-770 Assessment: Cognitive (3)
  • PSYC-771 Assessment: Personality (3)
  • PSYC-780 History and Systems (3)
  • PSYC-781 Consultation/Supervision (3)
  • PSYC-782 Cultural Theory and Research (3)
  • PSYC-791 Psychopharmacology (2)
  • PSYC-795 Internship 1 (1)
  • PSYC-796 Internship 2 (1)
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