Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology
The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Counseling Psychology program provides training for the professional practice of psychology.
The Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Psy.D. program is student-centered and attentive to the needs of the adult learner, preparing students for careers as licensed professional psychologists. In addition to foundation courses, the curriculum allows students to focus their studies in areas consistent with their interests and professional goals. The program emphasizes and integrates ethical practice, service to diverse and underserved communities, and evidence-based practices. There is a strong emphasis on individualized mentoring throughout the program.
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The Saint Mary’s University Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology program is based on a practitioner-scholar model and has two primary aims:
The Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). 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
Phone: (202) 336-5979
TDD/TTY: (202) 336-6123
From Start to Finish
- You can earn your Doctor of Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology in five years.
- The program includes four years of coursework and a minimum of two practicum placements. It concludes with a year of a full-time pre-doctoral internship.
Apply by Jan. 15, 2020, for a fall 2020 start.