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Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Clinical Psychology

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology provides coursework which explores current theories and best practices and will allow students to combine scholarly research with practical expertise.

Students may choose from seven specializations within this degree to develop their focus

Graduates will be prepared for roles such as:

  • Practitioner
  • instructor or professor
  • Consultant
  • Administrator
  • researcher for government, nonprofit, and private organizations


  • Must hold a masters degree.

Four residencies are required (Residency 2 may be virtual, Residency 4 may be virtual or a capstone intensive retreat).

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission