Midwestern University's Clinical Psychology doctoral program, one of eight graduate programs offered by the University's College of Health Sciences on the Downers Grove Campus, received notification of accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA) in November.
"Our Clinical Psychology Program has been granted accreditation for a five year period. The accreditation was based on the evaluation by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association," explained Arthur Freeman, Ed.D., Sc.D., Executive Director, Clinical Psychology Program. "Our accreditation was based on the quality of our students, level of teaching and scholarly productivity of our faculty and students, and the physical and administrative support or our Dean and President."
The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) Program educates students in the general practice of evidence-based clinical psychology and prepares them for rewarding careers in variety of clinical settings serving a diverse population. Clinical psychologists provide patient care, conduct research, and collaborate with other healthcare professionals to treat illness and promote overall wellness. The degree program at Midwestern University emphasizes the development of the essential diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultative skills for the practice of clinical psychology.
For more information about Midwestern University's Clinical Psychology program and the University's other healthcare graduate degree programs, visit http://www.midwestern.edu or call 630/515-6171.