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William Paterson University's doctor of psychology (PsyD) in clinical psychology is a full-time, five-year, practitioner-scholar training program accredited by the American Psychological Association. Our program integrates academic coursework, supervised clinical training, and research experience in a small, supportive community of peers and mentors.
A distinguished faculty of active scholars and practitioners, who have diverse interests in both clinical practice and research, will support your training in evidence-based assessment and intervention. The faculty offers individualized attention in our state-of-the-art complex, which includes teaching and research facilities, as well as a psychology clinical training suite, featuring recording and monitoring equipment. Graduates may pursue clinical positions in the community, hospitals, health care organizations, government, and industry; clinical research positions in private and public institutions and industry; and academic positions in university settings. Graduates who wish to become licensed clinical psychologists must additionally pass a national examination and fulfill all state licensing requirements.
Graduate Assistantships: Graduate assistantship opportunities will be available to select students with outstanding credentials. The assistantships provide tuition waivers and a stipend. Click here for details.
Teaching: Students holding M.A. or M.S. degree in psychology or a related-field may apply to teach as adjunct faculty to gain undergraduate teaching experience starting in the second year. Adjunct faculty also receive partial tuition remission and financial compensation.
Grants: Please contact the program regarding research, clinical, or training grants that may be available for student support.
The PsyD program in clinical psychology was fully accredited for ten years by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA) with an effective accreditation date of December 2, 2021. The next site visit will be in 2031.
Commission on Accreditation Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002-4242 Telephone: 202.336.5979 www.apa.org/ed/accreditation email@example.com
Dr. William ErnstGraduate Program Director, PsyD Program in Clinical Psychologyernstw@wpunj.edu
Rosario UrenaAdministrative Assistanturenar2@wpunj.edu973-720-2230
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