School of Psychology & Counseling

Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology

We are currently accepting Psy.D. applications for the Fall 2016 cohort, and will review completed applications on a space available basis.

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Regent's Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology is a combined master's and doctoral degree program that offers students both an M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. The program is APA accredited and prepares students for state licensure as a clinical psychologist. Our doctorate in clinical psychology seeks to contribute to the ongoing development of clinical psychology from a Christian perspective while focusing on training, scholarship and service. Training in our psychology graduate program is faithful to the scientific and professional discipline of clinical psychology while maintaining a distinctively Christian approach to mental health.

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Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology Program Highlights

Curriculum: View course sequence and descriptions
Length: 121 credit hours. May be completed in five years. Students may begin the program in the fall semester.
Format: Delivered entirely on-campus
All coursework is offered through 16 week semesters (Fall, Spring & Summer).
Results: Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology will be eligible for licensure as clinical psychologists and as such are prepared for employment in a wide range of settings. Some of these opportunities include faith-based Christian group practices, Veterans Administration Centers, active-duty military psychologist positions, psychiatric hospitals, community mental health centers, correctional institutions, university teaching positions and university counseling programs. Graduates of the Psy.D. program are also able to pursue a variety of specialty settings such as post-doctoral fellowships in neuropsychology.

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology graduates will be able to:

  • Teach and evaluate students in the practitioner-scholar model of clinical psychology so that they will be capable of leadership in a variety of settings, including community outpatient and hospital settings, the church and mission field, academia, and much more.
  • Educate students in accordance with the Christian faith–we refer to this as “integration across the curriculum,” and you will find it here at Regent.
  • Mentor professional development that balances the spiritual, personal, relational and intellectual components of life.
  • Facilitate the integration of Christian perspectives with scientifically-based clinical procedures in all of our core courses and electives.
  • Train students in service-oriented clinical modalities that include an emphasis on underserved individuals, families and communities.
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School of Psychology & Counseling
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757.352.4498, 800.681.5906

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