Our multicultural program emphasizes research and clinical training equally in cutting-edge areas with special strengths in the following areas:

Multicultural Community Psychology and Program Evaluation

Multicultural Study, LGBT Psychology, Gender Studies

Multicultural Community Psychology, Program Evaluation, Social Justice

Trauma, Stress, Resilience, Health Psychology

Family/Child/Adolescent Psychology


In addition to the required coursework, the San Francisco PhD program is committed to offering a broad array of elective courses reflecting theory, assessment, and intervention across a variety of systems, with a particular emphasis on multicultural and diversity issues to prepare students for professional practice in a pluralistic society.