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 is 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 a 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). Accreditation information can be obtained from:
Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association
750 First Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242
From Start to Finish
- You can earn your Doctor of Psychology 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 January 15, 2020, for a fall 2020 start.