College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus


Clinical Psychology Program

The Clinical Psychology Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum, however and whenever it deems appropriate. This catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between MWU and the student. 

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program: 226.5

First Year

Total Credits First Year Required:
Fall Quarter
COREG 1560HInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PSYCG 1501Professional Issues and Ethics3
PSYCG 1502Life Span Development I3
PSYCG 1509Fundamentals of Graduate Level Writing1
PSYCG 1515Tests and Measurements I3
PSYCG 1560Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior3
PSYCG 1572Psychopathology: Anxiety-Based and Personality Disorders3
PSYCG 1581Introduction to Clerkship1
Winter Quarter
COREG 1570HInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PSYCG 1503Life Span Development II3
PSYCG 1508Fundamentals of APA Style1
PSYCG 1516Tests and Measurements II2
PSYCG 1524Intelligence Testing I3
PSYCG 1525Intelligence Testing II2
PSYCG 1573Psychopathology: Psychotic and Mood Disorders3
PSYCG 1582Clerkship I1
Spring Quarter
COREG 1580HInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PSYCG 1514Research Methods and Design3
PSYCG 1520Clinical Appraisal and Interviewing3
PSYCG 1526Personality Assessment I4
PSYCG 1550Biological Bases of Behavior3
PSYCG 1565Professional Writing1
PSYCG 1583Clerkship II1
Summer Quarter
PSYCG 1510Statistics3
PSYCG 1527Personality Assessment II: Projective Techniques4
PSYCG 1530Introduction to Psychotherapy3
PSYCG 1570Psychopathology: Child and Adolescent3
PSYCG 1584Clerkship III1

Second Year

Total credits Year 1 + Year 2: 122.5
Awarding of Master of Arts Degree

Total Credit Second Year Required:
Fall Quarter
PSYCG 1620Advanced Assessment3
PSYCG 1631Cognitive Theories & Approaches to Psychotherapy3
PSYCG 1639Integrated Behavioral Healthcare3
PSYCG 1680Research Seminar2
PSYCG 1682Practicum I3
PSYCG 1683Practicum Seminar I 1
Winter Quarter
PSYCG 1601Advanced Professional Development and Ethics2
PSYCG 1632Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychotherapy3
PSYCG 1635Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy3
PSYCG 1654Social and Cultural Bases of Behavior3
PSYCG 1684Practicum II3
PSYCG 1685Practicum Seminar II1
PSYCG 1780Dissertation Seminar I1
Spring Quarter
PSYCG 1610Diversity in Clinical Psychology3
PSYCG 1636Behavioral Therapy3
PSYCG 1650Psychopharmacology3
PSYCG 1686Practicum III3
PSYCG 1687Practicum Seminar III1
PSYCG 1781Dissertation Seminar II1
Summer Quarter
PSYCG 1640Introduction to Neuropsychology3
PSYCG 1649Group Therapy3
PSYCG 1655History and Systems3
PSYCG 1688Practicum IV3
PSYCG 1689Practicum Seminar IV1
PSYCG 1794Dissertation3

Third Year

Total Credits Third Year Required:
Fall Quarter
PSYCG 1711Advanced Statistics3
PSYCG 1730Advanced Psychotherapy Practice3
PSYCG 1771Advanced Psychopathology2
PSYCG 1782Advanced Practicum I3
PSYCG 1783Advanced Practicum Seminar I1
PSYCG 1795Dissertation2
Winter Quarter
PSYCG 1708Mental Health Law3
PSYCG 1739Issues in Substance Abuse3
PSYCG 1751Advanced Integrated Behavioral Healthcare1
PSYCG 1784Advanced Practicum II3
PSYCG 1785Advanced Practicum Seminar II1
PSYCG 1796Dissertation2
Spring Quarter
PSYCG 1732Supervision and Consultation Models & Practice3
PSYCG 1786Advanced Practicum III3
PSYCG 1787Advanced Practicum Seminar III1
PSYCG 1797Dissertation2
Summer Quarter
PSYCG 1788Advanced Practicum IV3
PSYCG 1798Dissertation3

Fourth Year

Total credits Years 1, 2, 3 and 4: 226.5
Award Psy.D. degree

Total Credits Fourth Year Required:
Fourth Year
PSYCG 1800Internship50

Students must complete a minimum of 12 hours of elective credit in the MWU/CHS Clinical Psychology Program. Elective course offerings may include the following:

PSYCG 1709Forensic Psychology3
PSYCG 1712Grief and Loss3
PSYCG 1715Animal Assisted Psychotherapy3
PSYCG 1721Human Sexuality3
PSYCG 1735Practice Management Issues3
PSYCG 1741Health Psychology3
PSYCG 1742Advanced Health Psychology3
PSYCG 1743Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment3
PSYCG 1744Clinical Neuroanatomy3
PSYCG 1745Advanced Neuropsychological Assessment3
PSYCG 1746Clinical Neuroscience 3
PSYCG 1747Advanced Practicum Seminar Neuropsychological Track1
PSYCG 1748Bullying and Interpersonal Violence3
PSYCG 1749Psychological Management of Chronic Pain3
PSYCG 1750Stress Management, Relaxation and Hypnotherapy Techniques3
PSYCG 1752Treatment of Traumatic Stress3
PSYCG 1753Humanistic and Experiential Theory and Therapy3
PSYCG 1760Advanced Child Therapy3
PSYCG 1775, 1776, 1777Advanced Independent StudyEach course 1-3
PSYCG 1778Directed Readings in Clinical Psychology3
PSYCG 1882, 1884, 1886, 1888Advanced Elective Practicum I, II, III, IVEach course 3
PSYCG 1883, 1885, 1887Advanced Elective Practicum Seminar I, II, IIIEach course 1