Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Psychology

Start the journey toward establishing or expanding a career in psychology with greater confidence.

Over 90% of applicants to APA accredited clinical psychology doctoral programs are denied admission each year. Our unique postbaccalaureate certificate program prepares you to be

(1) a competitive applicant to clinical psychology PhD programs, and

(2) a successful doctoral student.

You will work closely with faculty in our APA accredited clinical psychology PhD program to master the knowledge and skills needed to enter and succeed in a clinical psychology doctoral program. These include:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Scholarly Writing
  • Knowledge of Psychology and Clinical Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Research Methodologies

Academic credits earned may be transferred into a variety of graduate programs. For students admitted into Fielding’s clinical psychology doctoral program, 12 credits will articulate.

"There is literally a place for everyone at Fielding. From clinical areas to academics and research, there is a culture of inclusiveness."

Loren Hill, LA County Sherriff's Dept.