Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology


Foundational Courses (30)
PSYC 501Biological Bases of Behavior3
PSYC 502Social Bases of Behavior3
PSYC 503Learning and Cognition3
PSYC 504Individual and Cultural Differences3
PSYC 505History and Systems of Psychology3
PSYC 511Psychometric Theory3
PSYC 540Research Methods3
PSYC 545Graduate Statistics I3
PSYC 546Graduate Statistics II3
PSYC 554Survey of Multivariate Statistics3
Base Clinical Courses (9)
PSYC 508Ethics and Professional Issues I2
PSYC 509Ethics and Professional Issues II1
PSYC 525Developmental Psychopathology3
PSYC 526Psychopathology3
Clinical Practice Courses (18)
PSYC 506Therapy I3
PSYC 507Therapy II3
PSYC 510Clinical Assessment I3
PSYC 512Clinical Assessment II3
PSYC 533Clinical Practicum4
PSYC 599Clinical Internship2
Elective Courses (9)
Some offerings in recent years: health psychology, affective disorders, neuropsychological assessment, eating and weight disorders, assessment and treatment of young children, child cognitive development, psychology of sport, performance and health, structural equation modeling, psychometric theory, hierarchical linear models.9
Master's Research Courses Applied to Elective Credit (6)
PSYC 591Research and Thesis M.S. 16
Doctoral Research (24)
PSYC 691Research and Thesis Ph.D. 224

Minimum degree credits required: 96 


Students entering the program with a prior earned Master of Science degree in psychology with an empirically-based thesis may qualify for a waiver of the PSYC 591 thesis requirement (six credit hours). Please contact your academic adviser for more details.


Up to three PSYC 600 credits can be substituted for PSYC 691 credits.