Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

General

Program Description

The Medaille College Clinical Psychology Program is a 99-credit program leading to a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in Clinical Psychology. The program is located at Medaille College’s Buffalo Campus. The primary goal of the program is to educate and prepare students for careers as professional psychologists. The program follows the Practitioner-Scholar Model of the National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology and meets the requirements for licensure in New York.

Graduates are prepared to engage in the ethical and diversity-sensitive practice of professional psychology. We provide training in psychological assessment, psychotherapy, consultation, and clinical leadership. You will gain a firm grounding in the scientific and clinical underpinnings of psychology to deliver effective diagnostic and therapeutic services.

Degree Earned

Total Number of Credits

Delivery Format

Locations

PsyD

99

On-ground (day and evening)

Buffalo

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What can you do with this degree?

The program is designed to lead to licensure in New York, and after satisfying post-doctoral and examination requirements, graduates will be eligible for positions such as:
  • Private Practice Psychologists
  • Public Sector Sector Clinical Psychologists
  • Forensic Psychologists

Program format

On-campus
  • Classes held twice per week on consecutive days.
  • Over 1,000 hours of supervised practicum experience in assessment and therapy.
  • One-year pre-doctoral internship under the supervision of qualified psychologists.
  • Clinical dissertation in close consultation with your faculty advisor.
  • Fall-only start.

The Medaille Family Counseling Center serves as a counselor-in-training facility for students enrolled in Medaille College’s Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. This unique collaboration between BestSelf Behavioral Health and Medaille is a fully licensed BestSelf mental health outpatient treatment location offering families and individuals evidence-based mental health therapy. The state-of-the-art facility affords graduate-level students an in-depth, first-hand learning experience that is unparalleled in Western New York.

Medaille fits your life

At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

  • Personalized support.
  • Guaranteed classes.
  • Collaborative learning environment.
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available.
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering und ... Read More

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in hands-on, practitioner-based learning environments on campus and in the Western New York community. Read less
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