Doctor Of Psychology Curriculum
To ensure that students are prepared to serve as professional psychologists, our curriculum consists of a combination of theory, science, training and practice. Students enrolled in our PsyD program may choose to complete an optional concentration to fulfill the program elective requirements.
To complete the doctoral program successfully, students must demonstrate competency in a number of specific clinical and conceptual skills, and must complete a Clinical Research Project in the area of applied clinical psychology.
Students enrolled in the PsyD in Clinical Psychology degree program at The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California are required to successfully complete 98 credit hours distributed as follows: scientific foundations requirements, 21 credit hours; statistics and research methodology requirements, 6 credit hours; ethics requirements, 3 credit hours; psychopathology requirements, 9 credit hours; diversity requirements, 3 credit hours; consultation and supervision requirements, 3 credit hours; assessment requirements, 9 credit hours; interventions requirements, 15 credit hours; professionalization group requirements, 2 credit hours; elective requirements; 12 credit hours; clinical research project requirements, 3 credit hours; practicum requirements, 12 internship requirements, 0 credit hours. Students who receive a grade below “B-” in any course must retake the course during the next academic year or sooner.