Become an Expert in Psychology
This program is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles of psychology in an intimate and supportive learning environment. With a strong clinical emphasis, courses are focused on how the art and science of psychology can be applied to further our understanding of human behavior and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.
- Nationally regarded graduate school of psychology with the #6-ranked Psy.D. program in the US*
- Access to major-university resources at the #46-ranked university in the US**
- Outstanding faculty, recognized experts, scholars and clinicians
- Values-based curriculum focused on personal and professional growth
- Small class sizes providing a supportive learning environment and meaningful student-faculty interactions
- Convenient class schedules offered on weeknights and occasional weekends
- Extensive networking opportunities through our alumni network with more than 20,000 professionals
- * U.S. News & World Report, Best Grad School Rankings, Clinical Psychology
- * * U.S. News & Report, Best Colleges Rankings, National Universities
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The number of jobs for Doctors of Psychology is expected to grow 21% in California*
Average Annual Wage
Average annual wage for Clinical Counseling, & School Psychologists in California is $94,910**
Employment Demand: California has the nation's highest employment demand for graduates of Psychology doctoral programs*
**U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017