Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)
Study human behavior and solve problems as a scientist-practitioner in health services psychology.
As mental health challenges grow, the need for science-based practices and scientifically-based practitioners will continue to increase. UND's Clinical Psychology Ph.D. is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The doctoral program prepares you to work in a variety of contexts in behavioral/clinical science and mental health practice.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 4-6 years
- Credit hours:
Why Earn a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at UND?
Clinical psychology is a fast-growing field that offers a variety of personal and professional rewards. In the Ph.D. program at UND, you'll learn to integrate practice and science to address problems facing individuals, families and communities — and become a true scientist-practitioner.
As a Ph.D. student at UND, you'll study a wide range of topics, including:
- Developmental, social, cognitive, psychological, and individual/cultural underpinning of human behavior
- Experimental design and advanced statistical analysis
- Clinical assessment and psychometric theory
- Behavior pathology
- Psychotherapy and advanced therapeutic interventions
- Legal and ethical practices in clinical work and research
- Clinical supervision and consultation
You'll complete up to four years of supervised practicum training followed by a full-year clinical internship, and complete both a master's thesis and a Ph.D. dissertation.
Indians into Psychology Doctoral Education
We proudly host the INPSYDE scholarship program. UND has produced more Native American/First Nations Ph.D. recipients in clinical psychology then any other APA-accredited program