Clinical psychology is a high-demand specialty. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2012 to 2022. These job prospects in psychology are greatest for persons with a doctorate. With our unique postbaccalaureate certificate program, you will be well-prepared for application to a psychology PhD program.
Start the journey toward establishing or expanding a career in psychology with greater confidence. You will work closely with faculty in our APA-accredited clinical psychology program to gain the knowledge and skills needed to enter a doctoral program relevant to careers in mental health fields such as clinical psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, and social work.
The program builds your knowledge of clinical psychology and psychotherapy, while enhancing critical thinking and scholarly writing skills. Mastery of these skills is essential to position yourself as a strong candidate for a rigorous clinical psychology program:
- Critical thinking
- Scholarly writing
- Knowledge of psychology and clinical psychology
- Research methodologies
The 6-course certificate is an online program that can be completed in two or three terms. Courses are taught at the doctoral level and academic credits earned may be transferrable into a variety of graduate programs. For students admitted into Fielding's clinical psychology doctoral program, 12 credits will articulate