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Curriculum* - Doctorate in Counseling Psychology

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The curriculum is aligned with both the APA accreditation standards as well as New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiners requirements. Following graduation, all students will have to complete the supervised clinical experience required by New Jersey (1750 hours) and pass The Examination for the Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP).
 

Fall - Year 1
651 Clinical Theories Evidenced Based Theories
661 Health Care Systems
621 Health Psychology
711 Learning and Cognition
671 Doctoral Practicum IA

Credits
3
2
3
3
1

Spring - Year 1
672 Doctoral Practicum IB
MATH 710 Applied Biostatistics
701 Behavioral Neuroscience
631 I/O in Counseling Psychology and Primary Care
662 History and Systems of Counseling Psychology


1
3
3
2
3

Summer - Year 1
611 Multicultural Series

 
1

Fall - Year 2
652 Counseling Theories: Psychodynamic Theories
622 APA Ethics and Legal Issues for Counseling Psychologists
673 Doctoral Practicum IIA
722 Cognitive Testing

 

3
3
1
4

Spring - Year 2
804 Wellnes, Health, and Prevention
724 Neuropsychological Testing
682 Social Psychology
674 Doctoral Practicum IIB
733 Research Design and Literature Review

 

2
4
2
1
2

Summer - Year 2

612 Multicultural Series

 

1

Fall - Year 3
654 Psychopathology:  Assessment and Diagnosis in Health Psychology
653 Clinical Theories: Supervision Theory
753 Dissertation Advisement
675 Doctoral Practicum IIIA
613 Multicultural Series

 

3

 
3
1
1
1

Spring - Year 3
743 Statistics for Psychologists
723 Personality Testing
753 Dissertation Advisement
676 Doctoral Practicum IIIB

 

3
4
1
1

Summer - Year 3
614 Multicultural Series
694 Management of Professional Practices

 

1
1

Comprehensive Exam

PSYC 800

 

0

Fall Year - 4
677 Doctoral Practicum IVA
Dissertation Continuation

 

1
0

Spring - Year 4
678 Doctoral Practicum IVB
Dissertation Continuation

1
0

Year 4/5
805 Pre-Doctoral Practicum APA Internship (APPIC)

3

Possible credits in transfer from Masters

up to 15

TOTAL PSYD

88

 

*Please Note Courses are subject to change.
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