Curriculum

All students in clinical psychology are expected to take the core clinical curriculum which involves a combination of academic, research, and professional training.  In addition to the core curriculum, however, students pursue specialty training in a variety of areas.  Specialty training may consist of course work, research, and/or practica in a formal area of concentration or students may put together an individualized program of study.  

Examples of program of study emphases include:

  • Child and family
  • Forensic psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Substance abuse
  • Clinical and experimental psychopathology
  • Family and relationship violence
  • Mental health policy
  • Treatment process and outcome.  

These opportunities are described in more detail in the Clinical Psychology Training Program Brochure.