Grad School Opportunities

Interested in grad school? Curious about labs and programs to apply to? You've come to the right place. 

 

MA in Clinical Psychology at Northwestern University

The new Masters in Clinical Psychology at Northwestern University is for students who wish to pursue a career in academic clinical psychology. Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2019. More information here

Masters in Psychology at San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University (SFSU) offers six graduate concentrations for Fall 2019: MS Clinical Psychology; MA Developmental Psychology; MS Industrial/Organizational Psychology; MA Mind, Brain, and Behavior; MS School Psychology with a PPS School Psychologist Credential; and MA Social Psychology.

The application opens October 1st via Cal State Apply. Interested students can contact Katie Vogt at kvogt1@sfsu.edu with questions.

 

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at California Northstate University 

California Northstate University is located in Elk Grove. 

We prepare you with proven interventions and practical clini-
cal experiences. You will gain the skills to treat diverse and complex patient populations and the knowledge necessary to inspire and motivate others as you take leadership roles in both the profession and communities we serve.

We Offer:

  • No mandated summer or week-end classes
  • Student-to-faculty ratio kept below 10:1
  • Most class sizes kept below 20
  • Students from the colleges of psychology, medicine, and pharmacy work together in research and leadership classes.
  • The Psy.D. program has full regional approval through WSCUC. 

For more information, email PsyAdmissions@cnsu.edu or visit psychology.cnsu.edu

PRYDe Lab at Texas Tech University

Dr. Adam Schmidt, assistant professor and director of the Pathways to Resilient Youth Development (PRYDe) lab in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University (TTU), is actively recruiting up to two clinical psychology doctoral students to begin in the fall of 2018. The PRYDe lab conducts research in the areas of neuropsychology, forensic psychology, and child clinical psychology. See the attached flier. For more information about the PRYDe lab, click here. For more information about Clinical Psychology at TTU, click here. For specific questions, feel free to contact Dr. Schmidt by email at adam.t.schmidt@ttu.edu

 

Clinical Psychology/Behavioral Health Integration at Antioch University New England

Antioch University New England (AUNE) in Keene, NH, is the first APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology to offer a Major Area of Study (MAS) in Behavioral Health Integration and Population Health. Led by Dr. Alexander Blount, a pioneer in the integration of behavioral health services into primary care, the program trains students to become leaders in integrated primary care.
 
The MAS program, through the Center for Behavioral Health Innovation in the Department of Clinical Psychology, is active in a statewide, multi-disciplinary effort in New Hampshire to develop the primary care behavioral health workforce. Find more information here

 

Notre Dame ACE Teaching Fellows

The program is: 

  • Earning a cost-free Master of Education degree from the University of Notre Dame (no tuition, no debt)
  • Teaching for 2 years as a full-time teacher in an underresourced catholic school 
  • 2 summers on campus at Notre Dame (room and board provided) taking class to prep to become a teacher 
  • Teaching in 1 of our 35 sites across the country (you can reference the sites here) 
  • Catered to NON-education Majors with interest in teaching a core content area Math, Science, English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Religion, Foreign Language) or Elementary 
  • Living in an intentional Christian community at your ACE site 
  • Much smaller than Teach for America (200 teachers total) and looks to support its teachers differently with both an academic and pastoral supervisor
  • A Catholic program animated by our catholic faith - though you do not need to be catholic to be qualified! 

More information about the program can be found here. Interested? Contact Erin Rosario at erosari1@nd.edu

 

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rowan University

The application deadline is January 1st. Please visit the department’s website here for more information. Below, I have highlighted some aspects of the program that may be of particular interest:

  • $1000 tuition per semester and annual stipends
  • Graduate students are personally mentored by their research lab advisor
  • Close proximity to relevant organizations and research and clinical training sites
  • Financial support for select advanced graduate students
  • Energetic, productive faculty with cross-discipline research collaborations
  • Rowan University is located in Glassboro, New Jersey, 20 minutes southeast of Philadelphia. 

Interested? Contact Georita M. Frierson, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training at clinicalpsych@rowan.edu

 

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