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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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Year 5

Diverse Populations - Elective Options

WSCUC Approval  

Mount Saint Mary’s University’s Doctorate in Clinical 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).


The MSMU PsyD Clinical Psychology program meets the graduate education requirements in the state of California for licensure as a psychologist. Students seeking licensure in another state should contact the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards for licensure requirements. For more information, please contact or 213-477-2658.