School of Psychology
School of Psychology
Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program Overview
1. Students will acquire basic knowledge of the core domains of scientific psychology, including the biological, social, developmental, and cognitive/affective bases of behavior; and the history of psychology.
2. Students will be capable of synthesizing and integrating psychological theory into their research and practice.
3. Students will acquire knowledge of psychological research methods.
4. Students will acquire knowledge of statistics.
5. Students will be able to articulate and defend research questions and results.
6. Students will be knowledgeable and capable of generating an original research study and producing scholarly products.
7. Students will prioritize their training as a scientist and value collaborative research efforts.
8. Students of the program will provide competent practice in diagnosis of psychopathology and theoretical conceptualization of cases.
9. Students of the program will provide competent practice in evidence-based assessments and interpretation of assessment findings in integrative reports.
10. Students of the program will provide competent practice in selection and implementation of evidence-based interventions.
11. Students will develop the skills necessary to provide a range of clinical services.
12. Students of the program will have developed an awareness of issues of cultural diversity and will approach their work with an awareness of and sensitivity to contextual issues, including diversity.
13. Students will have knowledge of and act in accordance with the law, APA ethical codes, and HIPAA in their clinical practice and scholarly work.
14. Students will display professionalism in their relationships with faculty, staff, supervisors, peers, students, and clients.
For information about our accreditation status, you can contact the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association, which can also be reached at:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Clinical Psychology Program Handbook,or at the link on the top of this page.