Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)

About this Program

The purpose of the doctoral program is to graduate license-eligible clinical psychologists with state-of-the-art knowledge relating to the psychological practice of assessment, therapy, research and program development and evaluation.

A primary program objective is the preparation of clinical psychologists who will be effective in supervising and managing therapists in multidisciplinary mental health care delivery systems in a diverse society.

The curriculum is designed to qualify all students for state licensure in Michigan. The doctoral program is a full-time, full residency program that is designed to be completed in five years, although most students complete the program in six years. No part time students will be accepted.  

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation* (next site visit expected in 2027).

*Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association
750 1st Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
[email protected]

CUDCP Website

See our Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data [PDF].

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