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Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology

Offered: On Campus Apply

Mission: The Master of Science in Clinical Psychology program equips its students to serve with excellence as Christian mental health professionals by providing the highest quality of rigorous academic training, guided professional development, and integrative faith-based learning in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Program Information

Our degree prepares students for licensure as Marriage and Family Therapists and/or Professional Clinical Counselors within the state of California.

  • Classes are offered in the late afternoon and evening.
  • Full and part time schedules are available as well as an evening only, four year track.
  • Mentoring and individual attention from faculty and staff.
  • Environment that facilitates development of a cohesive and supportive community.

Admissions Information

The Master of Science in Clinical Psychology is accepting applications for 2018 admissions. The Priority Application Deadline for Spring 2018 is October 1 and for Fall 2018 is February 1.

Alumni and Colleague Resources

We offer a variety of support and resources to our alumni and professional partners such as practicum sites, supervisors, therapists, etc.

  • Alumni: Letters of Recommendation, Licensing Information and Support, Contact Information, etc.
  • Colleagues: Announcements, Practicum Placement, Supervisor Evaluation of the Program, Contact Information, etc.

Accreditations

West Coast Science
Western Association of Schools & Colleges

Quick Facts

TOTAL UNITS
60-65

COST PER UNIT
$750

LENGTH OF PROGRAM
2-4 years

START TERMS
Fall and Spring

LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Our degree meets the
education requirements
for licensure as an MFT
and/or PCC in the state of
California.

A Sampling of Graduate Clinical Psychology Courses

PSYG 601

Clinical Foundations

Clinical Foundations

Clinical and theoretical foundations of the field of clinical psychology are presented with an emphasis on Client-Centered therapy and the development of beginning level skills. Course includes supervised experience which will be used in assessing eligibility for trainee status.

PSYG 605

Family Psychotherapy

Family Psychotherapy

Examination of the intervention techniques, evidence based practices, and major theories of Marriage and Family Therapy. Application of each theory is evaluated for cultural appropriateness, legal and ethical considerations, working with the severely mentally ill and their families, and use within community mental health services.

PSYG 615

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

The clinical application of theory, assessment and treatment for children and adolescents is examined. Legal and ethical concerns, therapeutic interventions, diversity, socio-economic factors and development are addressed.

PSYG 617

Cognitive-Behavioral Theory and Treatment

Cognitive-Behavioral Theory and Treatment

A study of the theories and processes of therapy based on the cognitive-behavioral modality. Focus is placed on how belief systems interface with behavior and emotion. Application is made in relation to theoretical diagnosis, assessment and treatment of individuals, particularly with anxiety based or related conditions.

Meet Our Faculty

Jerre White, Psy.D

Jerre White, Psy.D

Director, Professor of Clinical Psychology
Jeannie Colvin, M.S., M.F.T.

Jeannie Colvin, M.S., M.F.T.

Director of Clinical Training, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
Jacqueline Gattis, Psy.D.

Jacqueline Gattis, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
Jennifer Fee, Psy.D.

Jennifer Fee, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
Timothy Moyers, D.Min., M.F.T.

Timothy Moyers, D.Min., M.F.T.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
Jessica Guilfoyle, M.S., M.F.T.

Jessica Guilfoyle, M.S., M.F.T.

Program Coordinator
Lisa Hann, M.S.

Lisa Hann, M.S.

Assistant Director

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