San Diego State University

San Diego State University



Student Services, 3356

San Diego, CA 92182

United States


(619) 594-5821

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

A Master of Science degree with a concentration in clinical psychology is offered, as well as the Master of Arts degree in psychology. While only Ph.D. students are eligible for the Master of Science degree with a concentration in clinical psychology, others with clinical interests may choose appropriate electives from preclinical courses in the Master of Arts program. In addition, the Department of Psychology, jointly with the Department of Psychiatry, University of California,San Diego, School of Medicine, offers an APA-accredited program of graduate study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in clinical psychology with specialization in behavioral medicine, neuropsychology, or experimental psychopathology. A scientist-practitioner training model serves as a guide for the experiences provided for doctoral students.It is expected that graduates of this program will be prepared to serve as scientists, innovators, and leaders in the field of clinical psychology.


SDSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999