Graduate Programs Overview

The Department of Psychology offers courses and training leading to the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in psychology, with specializations in either clinical psychology or behavior analysis. The department also offers courses and training leading to the master of science (M.S.) with a specialization in behavior analysis. Doctoral program students in the clinical psychology specialization acquire a master of science degree with a specialization in clinical psychology as they progress toward their doctoral degree.

Our Programs

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

The clinical psychology program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Courses cover scientific areas of psychology, research methods and professional practice skills including assessment, psychotherapy, consultation and supervision. Supervised clinical experiences are planned throughout the curriculum. Practica are available at the Department of Psychology’s Center for Psychological Services and with collaborating agencies in the Milwaukee area.

Student Admission, Outcomes and Other Data

Standard V of the Standards of Accreditation (SoA) requires that doctoral graduate programs provide potential students, current students, and the public with accurate information on the program and on program expectations. This information is meant to describe the program accurately and completely, using the most up-to-date data on education and training outcomes. Please view Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data for this information about our program.

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M.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis

For both the master of science and doctoral programs in behavior analysis, course sequences cover basic, applied, and translational research, research methods, and professional and ethical issues. These sequences have been verified as meeting the requirements set forth by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. Supervised practicum experience is offered both by the program faculty and through community providers.

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