Brigham Young University

College of Family Home and Social Sciences

Clinical Psychology


500 Campus Drive

Provo, UT 84602

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD Clinical Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The clinical psychology training program at Brigham Young University leads to the PhD degree and is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation, formerly the American Psychological Association Accreditation. This program is designed to be completed in five years, including a one-year, full-time internship at an approved agency. Candidates with varied backgrounds who have strong academic and clinical promise are encouraged to apply. The philosopy of the clinical training program adheres to the scientist-practitioner model. Training focuses on academic and research competence as well as theory and practicum experiences necessary to develop strong clinical skills. The program at Brigham Young University is eclectic in its theoretical approach, drawing from a wide range of theories and orientations in an attempt to give broad exposure to a diversity of traditional and innovative, empirically-supported approaches. All students receive a basic core of training in adult clinical psychology. They may also elect to take a special emphasis in (1) Child, Adolescent, and Family clinical Psychology, (2) Clinical Neuropsychology, (3) Clinical Research, or (4) Clinical Health Psychology.


American Psychological Association (APA)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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