Psychology: Clinical, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 106 Hours (Beyond the Bachelor's Degree)

Core Courses
Select three courses:9
Cognitive Processes
Lifespan Cognitive Developmental Psychology
Neurobiological Psychology
Seminar in Human Development
Advanced Social Psychology
Experimental Learning Theories
PSYC 5304Quantitative Methods in Psychology I4
PSYC 5314Quantitative Methods in Psychology II4
PSYC 6223Research Design3
PSYC 5660Teaching Practicum2
PSYC 5000Thesis (minimum of 6 hours)6
PSYC 6000Dissertation (minimum of 15 hours)15
3 Hours Quantitative Requirement3
3 Hours History Requirement3
Fulfilled by PSYC 4493, outside course, or waived by CTC if psychology was major or minor as undergraduate.
Hours Subtotal49
Clinical Core Requirements
PSYC 5113Psychopathology3
PSYC 5333Systems of Psychotherapy3
PSYC 5153Cognitive Assessment3
PSYC 6753Assessment of Personality3
PSYC 6083Principles of Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment3
PSYC 6133Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Psychotherapy3
PSYC 6440 - (continuously enrolled 2 hours during years 1-2 and 1 hour years 3-4)18
PSYC 6650Practicum (continuously enrolled 1 hour for a minimum of 2 years)6
PSYC 6990Advanced Internship in Clinical Psychology (1 hour for three semesters)3
Hours Subtotal45
Subspecialty Training
Select 12 from one of the following subspecialties:12
Adult Psychopathology
Student must take four elective courses chosen in consultation with program advisor
Clinical Child Psychology
The following courses should be taken by students interested in the Clinical Child Psychology subspecialty. Students must take two additional elective courses, to be determined by the student and his or her advisor.
Child Psychopathology and Treatment
Child Diagnostic Methods
Health Psychology
The following courses should be taken by students interested in the Health Psychology subspecialty. Student must take two additional elective courses, to be determined by the student and his or her advisor.
Behavioral Medicine
The Psychology of Substance Abuse
Pediatric Psychology
The followng courses should be taken by students interested in the Pediatric Psychology subspecialty.
Child Psychopathology and Treatment
Child Diagnostic Methods
Family Treatment Methods
Pediatric Psychology
Hours Subtotal12
Total Hours106

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.