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Overview for Clinical Psychology

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of clinical psychology, involving the analysis, diagnosis, and clinical treatment of psychological disorders and behavioral pathologies. Includes instruction in clinical assessment and diagnosis, personality appraisal, psychopathology, clinical psychopharmacology, behavior modification, therapeutic intervention skills, patient interviewing, personalized and group therapy, child and adolescent therapy, cognitive and behavioral therapy, supervised clinical practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations.

Careers for Clinical Psychology Majors

A major in Clinical Psychology is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Clinical Psychology

Top 6 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Clinical Psychology among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Husson University
Bangor, ME
 22
(6.2%)
Less Selective$12,990 
Keene State College
Keene, NH
 57
(5.7%)
Less Selective$17,504 
Averett University
Danville, VA
 4
(2.7%)
 $22,112 
Online Degree Programs
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Tufts University
Medford, MA
 21
(1.5%)
Most Selective$40,342 
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, MI
 13
(1.4%)
Less Selective$15,326 
Mount Olive College
Mount Olive, NC
 1
(0.2%)
Moderately Selective$14,446 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.