Sample Course Schedule for Our PhD Clinical Psychology Degree

Palo Alto University (PAU) offers an accredited PhD program in Clinical Psychology. Fitting for students who have recently earned their undergraduate or master's degree and current professionals seeking further education in the field, the PhD track is suitable for those pursuing career opportunities as researchers and clinicians.

Full-Time Study Program

The PhD in Clinical Psychology at PAU is a full-time study program, and most students graduate within five years. Students are required to take three years of academic coursework totaling 168 units, including 150 core course units and 18 elective units. A sample course schedule for the Clinical Psychology degree can be viewed below. Additional requirements for the program are:

  • Personal Psychotherapy (8 hours)
  • Publication and Presentation
  • Written Research, Clinical, and Assessment Competency Examinations
  • Oral Clinical Competency Examination
  • Practicums (2 years)
  • Dissertation (30 units)
  • Internship (12 units)
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