Degree Requirements

Program Requirements

Students entering the PsyD program must complete requirements for the Master of Science in Clinical Psychology before they may begin to sign up for dissertation credits, take the competency examination, or apply for internship.

The Master of Science in Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Psychology degrees typically can be completed in five years of full-time study, with four years devoted to coursework and practicum and one year designated for the internship. Students earn the MS upon completion of the 75 credits designated for this degree, including the thesis.

Students must complete all requirements for the MS and PsyD requirements in an eight-year period.