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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.

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

Apply by November 21, 2019 to start in SPRING 2020
Start your application NOW! 

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Information Sessions

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Psychology Webinar – Info Session

Online - all times are pacific time 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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