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30.3 Program of Study
30.3.1 Comprehensive Examination

The Psy.D. comprehensive exam, consisting of a written and an oral component, shall be taken during the third year of the program. The exam is intended to demonstrate clinical application of the knowledge acquired through course work and practica. The comprehensive exam will be administered according to the guidelines prescribed in the University Calendar for Ph.D. comprehensive examinations.

30.3.2 Thesis

Students will complete a thesis that is applied in nature and relevant to the practice and science of clinical psychology and the communities it serves. The School of Graduate Studies General Regulations, Evaluation of Ph.D. and Psy.D. Theses concerning evaluation of Ph.D. theses will be followed.

30.3.3 Predoctoral Internship

All students will be required to complete a twelve-month, 1750 clock-hour predoctoral internship.

Table I - Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) Degree Program
  • Year 1
  • Fall Semester
  • Psychology 6000 Advanced Statistics
  • Psychology 6610 Principles of Effective Relationships
  • Psychology 6611 Ethics of Professional Practice
  • Psychology 6620 Principles of Adult Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Psychology 7010 Practicum in Ethics and Relationship Skills
  • Year 1
  • Winter Semester
  • Psychology 6001 Research Design
  • Psychology 6612 Adult Psychopathology
  • Psychology 6621 Principles of Child Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Psychology 7020 Practicum in Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Year 1
  • Spring Semester
  • Psychology 7021 Practicum in Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Thesis Research
  • Year 2
  • Fall Semester
  • Psychology 6602 Research Design in Clinical Psychology
  • Psychology 6613 Child Psychopathology
  • Psychology 6630 Principles of Intervention with Adults
  • Psychology 7030 Practicum in Assessment and Intervention I
  • Year 2
  • Winter Semester
  • Psychology 6631 Principles of Intervention with Children
  • Psychology 6632 Community Interventions
  • Psychology 6640 Consultation Processes
  • Psychology 7031 Practicum in Assessment and Intervention II
  • Year 2
  • Spring Semester
  • Psychology 7032 Practicum in Community Intervention and Interprofessional Practice
  • Thesis Research
  • Year 3
  • Fall Semester
  • Psychology 6633 Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Psychology 6650 Supervision
  • Psychology 6xxx Non-clinical elective
  • Psychology 7033 Practicum in Advanced Assessment and Intervention I
  • Psychology 7050 Practicum in Supervision I
  • Year 3
  • Winter Semester
  • Clinical Elective
  • Clinical Elective
  • Psychology 6xxx Non-clinical elective (if required)
  • Psychology 7034 Practicum in Advanced Assessment and Intervention II
  • Psychology 7051 Practicum in Supervision II
  • Year 3
  • Spring Semester
  • Psychology 7035 Practicum in Rural Intervention and Interprofessional Practice
  • Comprehensive Exam
  • Thesis Research

Year 4

Predoctoral Internship