Tampa Clinical Psychology: PsyD Degree Program

The Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in Clinical Psychology program at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Tampa (FSPP) is strongly committed to training practitioners who demonstrate high levels of professionalism and clinical skill. It received seven years of accreditation the maximum length of accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2014 and was initially accredited in October 2002.

The PsyD program in Tampa, FL is designed to educate and train you to function effectively as a clinical psychologist, with our curriculum focusing on the meaningful integration of theory and research as applied to practice. Through a combination of coursework and training, we provide you with the opportunity to develop the attitudes, knowledge and skills essential to providing high-quality services as a professional psychologist.

The program prepares students to sit for clinical psychology licensure examinations.

The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002; phone: (202) 336-5979; Email: apaaccred@apa.org; Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

Argosy University does not guarantee third-party certification/licensure. Outside agencies control the requirements for taking and passing certification/licensing exams, and are subject to change without notice to Argosy University.

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Tampa, 1403 N. Howard Ave., Tampa, FL 33607 © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu.

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Program Goals and Objectives

Specific objectives of the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology degree program at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University include the preparation of practitioners of psychology who:

  • Are capable of delivering diagnostic and therapeutic services effectively to diverse populations of clients in need of such treatment.
  • Understand the biological, psychological and social bases of human functioning.
  • Are able to evaluate and use the existing and evolving body of knowledge and methods in the practice and science of psychology to enhance the applications of psychology throughout their careers.
  • Are able to assume leadership positions, to work with other disciplines, and to provide training for mental health professionals in healthcare and other organizational systems.