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Dr. O'Shaughnessy, an Assistant Professor of CSPP Clinical Counseling

Dr. Tiffany O'Shaughnessy Works to Improve Counseling Services for the LGBTQ Community.



Wanyu Chang, PsyD CSPP t Clinical Psychology PhD Student

All three of the 2013 LACPA Convention Poster Award Winners are from the CSPP Clinical Psychology PhD and PsyD programs in Los Angeles. 



Jennifer Konkin

The Leadership Study: Interesting, understandable and practical research from San Diego Organizational Psychology graduate Dr. Jennifer Konkin.




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The Industrial and Organizational PhD program at CSPP provided me with the foundation to build a successful and fulfilling career in the United States military.



Jei Africa, 2003 CSPP Graduate

CSPP Graduate, Dr. Jei Africa

Dr. Africa supports CSPP student research in Filipino American Studies with the Jei Africa Dissertation Award.


Application Requirements: Certificate Programs

The application requirements listed here are applicable to the following certificate programs:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis: San Diego
  • Gerontology: San Diego
  • Latin American Family Therapy: Mexico City

Please see the program webpage for application instructions for the Infant-Preschooler Mental Health and LGBT Human Services and Mental Health certificate programs.

Individuals seeking admission to these graduate certificate programs, who are not already matriculated students in a graduate program at Alliant International University should submit the online graduate application form and adhere to the application requirements below.

Click here to download a PDF version of the application requirements for Certificate programs - (PDF), for easy printing and reference.


1. Online Graduate Application Form
Required for all applicants.

2. Non-refundable $65 Application Fee
Required for all applicants.

3. Resume/Curriculum Vita

Required for all applicants.

Submit a current resume or curriculum vita, which includes your experience relative to the field of psychology and/or the discipline specific to the certificate program to which you are applying, including volunteer work if applicable. Please include detail regarding your educational background, as this will be evaluated in lieu of official transcripts. The program may additionally request copies of your transcripts as a supplement to your application.

4. Essay
Required for all applicants.

Please submit a brief statement explaining the intention behind your desired enrollment in the certificate program, and how it will contribute to your professional development.

5. Additional Requirements for International Applicants

International applicants should review the additional requirements outlined in the Alliant International University Graduate Admissions Requirements.

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