Top Schools with a Masters in Clinical Psychology Program

January 1, 2018 – 06:09 pm
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Master's degree programs in clinical psychology are offered by schools all over the country. Graduates of these programs can qualify for jobs in a number of psychological areas or pursue doctoral studies.

1. Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA

School Highlight: This master's program at Pepperdine allows students the chance to participate in interest groups, like the Research and Practice Team.

Offering an M.A. in Clinical Psychology with a Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) emphasis, the degree satisfies the academic requirements for an MFT license in California. Students can choose from a day or evening program, and classes include marriage and family therapy, human sexuality, and the law and ethics of psychological practice. The degree is useful to enter MFT practice in certain states or to pursue further doctoral study.

2. DePaul University in Chicago, IL

School Highlight: This university also offers joint degrees in Clinical Psychology (M.A./Ph.D.).

The M.A. in Clinical Psychology program at DePaul University is offered only to students that have been accepted into the university's Ph.D. program. 74 credit hours are required into to earn this degree.

Top Master's in Clinical Psychology Programs

College/University Name Distinction Location
Adler School of Professional Psychology This psychology-focused institution offers 8 master's degree programs in the field, as well as certificate, doctoral and online programs Chicago, IL
Minnesota State University - Mankato The graduate clinical psychology program utilizes a 'junior colleague' model of training, in which students collaborate with faculty members on research projects Mankato, MN
SUNY at Binghamton The clinical psychology program has membership in the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science Vestal, NY
Western Kentucky University WKU's master's degree program in clinical psychology offers small class sizes and flexibility as well as internship, practicum and assistantship options


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