Clinical Psychology PhD San Diego
A SCHOLAR-PRACTITIONER MODEL
The APA-accredited* Clinical Psychology PhD program on the San Diego campus of Alliant
International University follows a scholar-practitioner model, integrating research
and scholarship with real-world training. Our program prepares students for both clinical
practice and clinical research careers.
ETHICAL PROFESSIONALS WITH MULTICULTURAL SKILLS
We are committed to producing professional psychologists with an appreciation for
the social significance of their work and the knowledge, skill and attitudes to be
effective, ethical practitioners with a variety of groups in multiple settings.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR CURRICULUM
The San Diego PhD curriculum provides a strong, broad-based clinical program. In addition,
students may elect an area of emphasis through their choice of electives, training
site, research projects and their dissertation topic.
The minimum amount of time needed to complete all PhD coursework and internship is five years. Virtually all students complete their PhD coursework in four years, leaving the fifth year for a fulltime internship and completion of the dissertation.
An exciting range of career paths is open to Clinical PhDs, including:
- Clinical and forensic practice
- Applied research
The CSPP San Diego Clinical Psychology PhD program is accredited by the Commission
on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA), which requires that
we provide data on time to completion, program costs, internships, attrition and licensure.
Please follow the link below for that DATA. We hope this information will help you
to make an informed decision regarding your graduate study.
Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979
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