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Palo Alto University (PAU) is a private, nonprofit educational institution, founded in 1975 as the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (PGSP), an independent, professional school. PGSP was first accredited in 1986 by the regional accrediting body, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. It has been continuously accredited since then. PGSP re-incorporated as Palo Alto University in August 2009. PAU is dedicated to education with an emphasis in the behavioral and social sciences; to promoting future innovators and leaders for the benefit of society; to generating knowledge through research and scholarship of the highest level; and to providing services to the community informed by science and scholarship.

PAU Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Degree Type Program Name Traditional Classroom Offering Hybrid Offering
(night/weekend classes)
Online Offering
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Business Psychology

 

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Psychology & Social Action

 

Graduate Programs

Degree Type Program Name Traditional Classroom Offering Hybrid Offering
(night/weekend classes)
Online Offering
Master of Arts (M.A.) Counseling  

Master of Science (M.S.) Psychology (Ph.D. Preparation)    

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Clinical Psychology

   
Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium

   

 

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Contact

1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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

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