Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Psychology

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

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Psychology

Only 7% of applicants to all APA accredited clinical psychology programs are accepted each year. This is why we created the postbaccalaureate certificate program. 87% of our postbac certificate graduates are accepted into an APA accredited PhD program, including Fielding’s PhD in Clinical Psychology program.

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.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor’s
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Online Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript
  • No GRE Required

Accepting applications for FALL 2021
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