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Our doctoral program was recognized in an article published in Training and Education in Professional Psychology as a "hidden gem"; producing exceptionally better outcomes than expected. Check out a snippet of the article and where we ranked here!

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

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
Phone: (202) 336-5979 | Email: [email protected]  | Website: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

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 deadline for applications for Fall for the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program is DECEMBER 1
If the 1st falls on a weekend, applications will be accepted through the following business day.

Please contact [email protected]  if you have any questions. 

Please visit our Psychology Graduate Admission Information Page for instructions on how to apply!

The Fall 2020 interview date is Jan 31st with alternate day Feb 3rd.


Faculty potentially accepting students for Fall 2020:

Program Information

Admission Information for Ph.D. Program

The GRE Psychology Subject Test requirement for Ph.D. application has been suspended. Subject test score submission is now preferred but not required. GRE standard test scores are still required.

 Ph.D. State licensure

The curriculum is designed to qualify all students for state licensure in Michigan. 

Ph.D Part-time students?

The doctoral program is a full-time, full residency program that is designed to be completed in 5 years, although most students complete the program in 6 years. No part time students will be accepted.


All international transcripts must be evaluated and sent directly to PSYCAS. Please visit this webpage for help.

If you send foreign evaluations by mail, use the following address:

PSYCAS Transcript Processing Center
PO Box 9138
Watertown, MA 02471

International applicants can also send foreign evaluations to the following street address:

PSYCAS Transcript Processing Center
c/o Liaison International
311 Arsenal Street, Suite 15
Watertown, MA 02472 

Our program was recognized among  the  20 Best Schools Offering Applied Behavior Analyst Master’s Programs  and for offering one of the  35 Best ABA Graduate Programs (Master’s and Doctorate) , adding them to the list of top recommendations for ABA grad students by  AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEdu.org.