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PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Develop your expertise and leadership in clinical psychology.



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Clinical Psychology PsyD Overview

A career in psychology can be rewarding and satisfying. If you're interested in expanding your career in the vital field of mental health and behavioral sciences, these accredited clinical psychology PsyD programs are a great place to start. The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) offers five PsyD degree programs in clinical psychology, each accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

The PsyD in clinical psychology programs at CSPP pair you with experienced faculty members and offer a variety of challenging courses to give you the knowledge needed to succeed as a health service psychologist. Along with clinical training, evidence-based practice, and professional guidance, you'll get hands-on experience through a number of different learning opportunities with other professionals in the psychological clinical science field.

Our programs will help you gain the skills you need for a rewarding career in clinical psychology.

To learn more about this program and other offerings, visit our CSPP-dedicated microsite. You’ll find videos featuring our university president, dean of CSPP, and faculty, along with numerous interactive features!


Program Highlights


These APA-accredited clinical psychology PsyD programs provide the education, training, skills, and knowledge needed to work as a health service psychologist.

Scholarship Paired with Practice 

The PsyD programs balance research with hands-on practice that provides you with the academic knowledge and interpersonal skills you need as a clinical psychologist.

Clinical Training

You'll apply what you learn in the field through experiences in clinical practice and complete your PsyD program with a year-long, full-time internship in a health service setting. As a PsyD student of our clinical psychology program, you will be guided in your chosen professional practice.



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What are the career options for clinical psychologists?

Clinical psychologists may work with individuals, families, and groups in diverse settings such as hospitals and private practices. Some of the roles they may pursue include that of a child psychologist, neuropsychologist, substance abuse psychologist, health psychologist, and forensic psychologist.


What are the workplaces that require psychological services?

There are various employment opportunities to pursue for professionals with clinical skills including working in community mental health centers, local hospitals, university counseling centers, schools, prisons, military bases, non-profit agencies, and private practices.


What is the cost of attendance and available financial aid?

Alliant has created a comprehensive program that helps facilitate access and affordability. Financing is available in the form of scholarships, grants, part-time employment, and loans. The federal government, state government, Alliant, and private sources finance these programs. Click here for more information.


Where should I send my transcripts?

Alliant International University
Attn: Admissions Processing Center
10455 Pomerado Rd
San Diego, CA 92131



As an international student, may I apply for the graduate program?

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Why Alliant

At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and to promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve lives. We offer an education that is accredited, focused on practical knowledge and skills, connected with diverse faculty and alumni, and aimed at the student experience.

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Founded in 1969, CSPP was one of the nation’s first independent schools of professional psychology. Today, CSPP continues its commitment to preparing the next generation of mental health professionals through graduate-level degree programs in clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, clinical counseling, organizational psychology, psychopharmacology, and more.


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