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Department of Clinical Psychology

Preparing Professional Psychologists

The Department of Clinical Psychology equips students with the essential information and know-how needed to efficiently serve others through the field of psychology. The department offers the PsyD in Clinical Psychology program, which is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). This program comprises a comprehensive education in psychological science and emphasizes the service orientation of a clinical degree in which training and supervision form a substantial part of the curriculum. The PsyD program cultivates culturally competent practitioner-scholars who are equipped to serve a wide range of clients, with a special emphasis in systems thinking, diversity, and the integration of faith/spirituality and practice.

As a resource for ongoing research, training, and education for APU faculty and students, the department partners with the Community Counseling Center.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.