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The Counseling Psychology Program typically receives over 100 applications each year and usually admits a class of five doctoral students.
Content areas of expertise include multicultural training, health psychology, social justice, systems and community intervention, and theoretical psychology.
Please consult our faculty listings within the e-packet for a more thorough overview of faculty research interests. For the most up-to-date information about our program, we recommend that prospective students use our most recent web materials as a guide.
In the academic setting, such opportunities include: being involved in clinical training opportunities with diverse underserved populations; participating as research assistants in grant-funded projects addressing the health-related needs of these populations; pursuing original diversity-related dissertation projects; and, for those fluent in Spanish, practicing bilingual counseling skills in supervised practicum experiences.
The training we offer on multicultural issues is consistent with the APA Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice, and Organizational Change for Psychologists.
The Counseling Psychology Program was first accredited by the American Psychological Association in 1989 and has been continuously accredited since then.
Questions related to the program's accreditation status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association 750 1The scientist-practitioner model is based upon the concept that psychologists should be well versed both in research and clinical practice.
The present student body has more women (74%) than men, with a wide range of ages, and represent a diversity of sexual orientation identities and religious preferences.
The deadline for receiving completed applications is December 1st for the following Fall semester. International applicants are strongly recommended to submit application materials no later than October 15, to allow sufficient time for document evaluation prior to the Program’s December 1st deadline.