School of Nursing and Health Professions
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
At the University of San Francisco, PsyD students are trained to translate thought to action, through practice-oriented training that emphasizes the mental, emotional and physical health needs of underserved communities.
Stressing practice in lieu of research, USF's PsyD program prepares doctoral students to work as professional psychologists in a variety of community health settings.
Graduates are proficient in the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of integrated, behavioral health interventions while sensitive to contextual, cultural, spiritual, and socioeconomic environments of individuals and communities.
PROGRAM FEATURES & DELIVERY
Residency requirements: The length of the PsyD Program is four years of full-time academic coursework plus one year of full-time internship (or two years of part-time internship). The residency requirements of the program are as follows: Four years of full-time academic study plus one year full-time or two years part-time internship prior to receiving the doctoral degree.
The USF PsyD Program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and has Associate Member status in the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP). Graduates of the PsyD program at USF are eligible for licensure in California (and other states) as psychologists.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999