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THE FIRST CLINICAL PsyD PROGRAM IN ST. LOUIS

A Foundation for Clinical Pathways

The Clinical PsyD program at Ponce Health Sciences University in St Louis immerses students in a science-based, five-year curriculum that focuses on the clinical application of psychological science. Our approach prepares students to appropriately provide clinical psychological services.

About the Curriculum

    • Year 1: Foundation (28 Credits)
    • Year 2: Psychopathology & Assessment (22 Credits)
    • Year 3: Intervention (21 Credits)
    • Year 4: Elective Professional Courses (17 Credits)
    • Year 5: Internship

Training a New Generation of Psychological Practitioners

WHY THE PSYD?
Focusing on clinical skills and culture, students are better prepared to take on the challenges of evolving cultural and technological environments. Unlike traditional PhD training programs, the PsyD program at PHSU St. Louis emphasizes the development of practitioner skills.

CAREER OUTLOOK
It is projected that by 2025*, there will be a shortage of 250,000 behavioral health professionals, further impacting the 95 local counties (of 114) in Missouri where a shortage is already impacting community needs.

WHY PHSU St.Louis?

FIRM FOUNDATION

PHSU-St. Louis faculty continues the legacy of Ponce Health Sciences University, which offers APA-accredited programs in clinical psychology at the Ponce campus.

Pathways with purpose

Each program at PHSU St. Louis is a health science program that is designed to create opportunities and pathways for professionals who are dedicated to service and community.

FOCUSED ON SOLUTIONS

The PsyD program trains psychological practitioners to address the shortage of professionals in the field. At completion, graduates are ready to fulfill various industry roles in high demand.

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Boasting more than forty years of experience and student success in health care education.

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Ponce Health Sciences University, St. Louis

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