Bachelor’s

The Bachelor degree programs allow students to graduate in two years to begin their careers or graduate studies promptly. Classes take place around the Bay Area and are offered in both a Day format and an Evening/Online Hybrid format.

Master’s

The Master’s degree programs prepare students to become counselors or therapists, or to go on to doctoral programs in psychology. On-campus and online formats are offered.

Ph.D.

The Ph.D. Clinical Psychology program is deeply committed to educating well-rounded clinical psychologists who can excel as both clinicians and researchers. Also, joint jurist doctorate, the J.D./Ph.D. program integrates law and psychology.

Psy.D.

The PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium is a clinical psychology doctoral training program jointly run by Palo Alto University (PAU) and the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department at the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is intended for individuals seeking careers devoted primarily to the direct delivery of clinical psychological services.

San Francisco and Bay Area Connections

PAU’s location in the Silicon Valley provides opportunities for students to learn the psychological
implications of business environments locally and globally.

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Achievements

The 2013 and 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award was given to PAU from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. PAU was selected based on its exemplary diversity and inclusion initiatives, and its ability to embrace a broad definition of diversity on campus, including gender, race, ethnicity, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community.

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Faculty Insights

Rayna Macher, Ph.D. is the Director of the Neuropsychology Program at Palo Alto University. She conducts research in neuropsychology and clinical assessment. Dr. Macher’s research has identified motivational statements that can enhance cognitive performance in chronic marijuana users.

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Gronowski Center

The Gronowski Center is a psychology training clinic dedicated to providing compassionate counseling and psychotherapy services to adults, older adults, couples, adolescents, children, and families in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County.

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Contact Us

1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Phone: (800) 818-6136 Fax: (650) 433-3888

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