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Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

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As a doctoral student in Clinical Psychology, you will be prepared for the general, integrative practice of health service psychology with diverse populations, especially those that are traditionally underserved. The program also seeks to prepare students from underserved groups to become psychologists who reinvest by serving as health care leaders in their local communities.

The Psy.D. program is offered in a blended-format with 73 credit hours of coursework being offered face-to-face in the executive weekend format (once monthly on Friday-Saturday-Sunday), 16 credit hours of coursework being offered in the online bi-term format, and 5 credit hours of coursework being offered in the online, full semester format.  An additional 9 credit hours will be offered for the pre-doctoral internship year.  Students will have a total of three years in residence at the Northern Kentucky Campus.

At the end of the program you will have gained comprehensive clinical training based on the theoretical and scientific foundations of psychology which in turn will allow you to provide services in accordance with the ethics and laws pertaining to professional psychology. Potential workplaces can include private practice, social service or government agencies, hospitals or universities. Common careers for those with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology can include:

  • Psychotherapist
  • Faculty Member
  • Administrator
  • Researcher and Consultant
  • Consultant

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