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Glendale, AZ Campus

Qualifying Examination

Clinical Psychology Program

The purpose of the Qualifying Examination is to permit students to demonstrate the capacity to integrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes accumulated during the first two years of study, demonstrating organizational and differential thinking. The successful completion of the Qualifying Examination signals the official acceptance of the matriculated student as a doctoral candidate. The examination is evaluated on a pass/fail basis and is scheduled at the end of the first two years of study.