Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) In Clinical Psychology Program
A Letter from The Dean
If you are interested in a career in Professional Psychology and wish to work at the highest and most responsible level of professional practice, you have chosen well in considering the Doctoral Clinical Program at MSPP for your graduate training. For over thirty years the Doctoral Program has been renowned as a unique integrative training program. As one of the earliest professional school programs in the country, and a flagship clinical training program in the region, MSPP has been preparing practitioner scholars to become successful and effective clinicians, teachers, supervisors, administrators and scholars throughout the country.
Integration at MSPP is more than concomitant course and field experience. It is the experience of an active and personal participation in the building of a “professional self” in the midst of rigorous course work and challenging direct service. Moreover, through our program’s commitment to meeting social need, respect for diversity, and multicultural perspective we help students develop professional competence at the highest level of training in applied psychology. Our practitioner-faculty, a mature, talented and diverse student body and the opportunity for practicum and internship training in a region noted for it s training and health services ensure a rich and thorough preparation for career satisfaction and achievement as a Professional Psychologist in an increasingly complex world.
If you are the kind of individual who is committed to the “common good”, interested in active, applied learning, able to bring self-awareness and personal self-exploration to the domain of professional growth, MSPP may be the program for you. We welcome your interest in our program and in a career that meets the human need.
Please feel free to contact me directly if I can assist you in considering MSPP as part of your career preparation and aspirations.
Alan Dodge Beck, PhD
Dean, Clinical Psychology Department