Certificate in Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Respecialization Curriculum Plan


Curriculum Plan (2020-2021)

Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

Based upon the student’s background, a DRP curriculum is tailored to include both academic work and clinical training experiences (16-24 hours per week) appropriate for licensure. The program generally is completed in two to three years (about 60 course units).

Typical course requirements for a respecialization student include:

  • Clinical and Ethical Issues
  • Theory and Technique of Clinical Practice
  • Intelligence Assessment
  • Psychodiagnostic Assessment
  • Advanced Clinical Seminars
  • Advanced Clinical Skills
  • Psychopharmacology

Depending upon the individual’s background, some of the following additional may be included:

  • Psychopathology
  • Observation and Interviewing
  • Intercultural Awareness
  • Sociocultural Diversity
  • Supervision/Consultation/Management

Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.


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