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Degree Requirements

As a five-year post-baccalaureate program, our curriculum is designed to be reflective of the preparation and training requirements of the American Psychological Association.

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Diverse Populations - Elective Options

WSCUC Approval  

Mount Saint Mary’s University’s Doctorate in Clinical Health Psychology and associated areas of specialization is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. Our curriculum is also designed to meet the American Psychological Association’s accreditation standards via the “Standards of Accreditation in Health Service Psychology” (SoA).

Please note the PsyD program is designed to prepare students to become licensed as psychologists in the state of California. For students who wish to practice in a state other than California, you may or may not have additional requirements to complete prior to your licensing examination. Please contact the PsyD program at to discuss if you will need to satisfy additional requirements.