Graduate Degrees in Clinical Psychology
The department offers two graduate degrees in clinical psychology: Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) and Master of Science in Clinical Psychology (M.S.C.P.).
Students are not admitted directly to the Master of Science in Clinical Psychology program. However, students admitted to the Psy.D. program will also pursue a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology degree. This program is available only to students who are initially admitted to the Psy.D. degree program. Students admitted to the Ph.D. in psychology are not permitted to pursue a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology degree.
The Psy.D. degree prepares students as practitioner scientists in clinical psychology. The program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. Formal course work is integrated with practicum and research experiences to produce highly qualified practitioners in this area of specialization. Admission to this program is made only at the beginning of the second six weeks of the summer session each year, and all application materials including a supplemental application (autobiography, a record of relevant experience), and three letters of recommendation received on or before December 1 of the year prior to which the applicant wishes to begin.