Letter From The Dean

Dear Prospective Student,

I’m delighted that you’ve shown interest in the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California (ASPP, Southern California). Our Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

The program is designed to train practitioner-scholars to be proficient in the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of integrated, behavioral health interventions while remaining perceptive to cultural, contextual, and socioeconomic environments of individuals and communities.

The rigorous curriculum not only prepares students for licensure, but also seeks to engage their intellectual and relational capacities in addition to inviting them to experience a transformative relationship with both themselves and the world.

You’ll be joining a diverse community of students who are active, engaged, and socially conscious. Our outstanding faculty of professors and supervisors represent a comprehensive range of talent and perspectives, and they are committed to helping you fulfill your academic, life, and professional goals.

If you have questions about our program or about professional training in clinical psychology, or if you would like to discuss the admissions process, please contact our admissions representative, Ellen Shiffman, at 714.450.6567.

We’re looking forward to helping you reach and surpass your potential.


Gary S. Bruss, Ph.D., Dean
American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University| Southern California