Oct. 10, 2014

BestPsychologyDegrees.com has ranked Fielding Graduate University’s PhD in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Concentration) #11 on its list of the Top 20 Most Innovative Psychology Degree Programs.

Harvard University, Penn State and the University of Michigan make the list, too.

“As competition becomes increasingly intense for jobs in psychology, it is more important than ever for students to choose graduate psychology degree programs that provide an edge in the workforce,” the website said in its announcement. “Although many practicing psychologists are deciding to put off retirement, and psychology jobs are growing at the rate of just three percent, the Center for Workforce Studies still reports that 5,000 new psychology doctorates are handed out annually. In order to help you get the most out of your training and beat out the competition for a limited number of jobs, we’ve identified a set of highly innovative graduate-level psychology degree programs for you to consider.”

Here’s what they said about Fielding’s program:

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Concentration

Featuring 600 hours of clinical practicum and a three-month internship under the supervision of a licensed clinical neuropsychologist, the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology program at Fielding Graduate University is focused on the fast-growing field studying the biological bases of behavior. As a “distributed learning program,” the innovative curriculum is designed to incorporate in-person and online delivery methods to accommodate adult learners balancing study with professional obligations. Fielding is renowned for offering the only APA-accredited clinical psychology doctoral program in the nation to be selected as a Top 100 degree producer for minorities by Diverse Issues in Higher Education, as well as the only program of its kind to not require a specific physical location.

Read the complete article at bestpsychologydegrees.com.