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San Francisco

The Pearl of the West

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A San Francisco College with Programs in Psychology and Law


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Our expansive, new college in San Francisco, California lies in the heart of idyllic Emeryville, which is nestled between the recently revived cities of Oakland and Berkley. The city itself and the surrounding areas are home to a wide array of law firms and healthcare and biotech companies, which ensures that our psychology and legal students have plenty of internship and career options upon graduation. If you’re looking for a psychology school in San Francisco, Alliant International University is an excellent choice.

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Alliant International University’s San Francisco Bay Area’s campus is ideally located and can be easily accessed from the I-580, the 13 and the 123. It’s just a short walk away from the MacArthur BART station, which can take you directly into the city, to the airport, or wherever you want to go! 

The campus boasts a wide array of amenities for its legal and psychology students, including a secure parking garage, bicycle storage, and on-site electric vehicle charging stations. Our undergraduates and post graduate students enjoy campus-wide Wi-Fi, modern classrooms and lecture halls, and some of the best professors in the country. Once class is complete, you’re within easy walking distance of a wide variety of dining and entertainment venues. If you are looking to earn a law or psychology degree in San Francisco Bay Area, Alliant International University offers a number of different degree programs, scholarship and financial aid options, as well as a whole team of experienced faculty to help guide you throughout your education.

Our Programs

The San Francisco campus specializes in psychology and law programs. Degrees offered include:

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San Francisco Campus Graduate Programs

  • Psychology Programs
    • PhD in Clinical Psychology, San Francisco – A rigorous doctoral program that is research-intensive and geared for students pursuing grants. It equips graduates with the knowledge and technique they need to forward their own academic efforts.

    • PsyD in Clinical Psychology, San Francisco  – This program employs a practitioner-scholar model, which is then combined with current psychological theory and hands-on experiences. Students leave our halls as capable psychologists, prepared to meet the needs and better the lives of their clients.
    • Certificate in Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Respecialization – A doctoral specialization program that was created for students who’ve previously earned a doctorate in another area of psychology, allows them to refocus their efforts on clinical psychology. Students receive a specialized curriculum that’s tailored to their past experience, which includes both academic research and clinical training experiences. In approximately two years, our graduates are thoroughly equipped to professionally enter the world of clinical psychology.

  • Law Programs
    • Juris Doctorate (JD) – Our law curriculum covers a wide array of legal matters and specializations. We produce capable lawyers who are passionate about advocacy and justice.
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"Alliant creates a foundation of not only clinical skills but of duty to diversity and advocacy in its students. The education I received and networking opportunities prepared me to become successful in my field."
Suzzette Garcia
Alumni
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“I deliberately chose CSPP because it is a professional school. I knew I wanted to be a practitioner, and I went to Alliant for that unique model. The school provided a good balance for making you a good consumer of data and science, yet also preparing you to work as a professional.”
Mark Blankenship
Alumnus, California School of Professional Psychology
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Our Faculty

We are proud of our staff of distinguished professors. A few of them that you should meet include: 

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Dalia Ducker PhD, Academic Dean – Dean Ducker currently serves as the Dean of the California School of Professional Psychology and has been part of CSPP since 1991.

Over the years, Dr. Ducker’s academic studies have focused on a variety of subjects, including attitudes and stereotypes regarding women leaders, and role modeling and mentoring for professionals. She’s extremely proud of the research she conducted on assessing educational effectiveness, evaluation of dissertations, and responses to Alliant International University’s diversity aims. 

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Davis Ja PhD, Professor – A respected academic and consultant expert, Dr. Ja is a beloved member of the Alliant International University faculty. Courses he teaches include PhD doctoral dissertation and the PhD research seminar, as well as the advanced research methodology in program evaluation.
 
Prior to teaching, Dr. Ja founded the independent consulting firm, Davis Y. Ja & Associates, which specialized in researching a wide variety of subjects including criminal and juvenile justice, mental health and substance abuse treatment services and more. For more than three decades, he’s worked with nonprofits and municipalities in San Francisco in order to better the lives of residents, especially those who are in greatest need. 

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Marvin Applebaum JD, Adjunct Professor – A graduate of the University of California San Francisco Law School, adjunct professor Applebaum teaches real property and remedies.

In 1988 he was admitted to practice before the California State and Federal Courts. Since then, he has worked as an independent researcher and writer seeking to aid attorneys throughout the Bay Area.

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How to Get to Our San Francisco Bay Area Campus

Our San Francisco Bay Area Campus address is: 
1475 66th St. Suite 104
Emeryville, CA 94608. 

We’re right off the I-580, the 123, and the 13. You can also reach us by BART by taking the Yellow Line to the MacArthur BART station. 

Campus hours are: 
9AM – 5PM Monday - Friday

Our contact phone number is: (415) 955-2100
 

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