Immaculata University's Graduate Psychology and Counseling Department offers programs reflecting a commitment to provide a unique educational experience for persons interested in a professional career in psychology. Each program of study values a diverse curriculum that addresses educational, philosophical, cultural, ethical and practice issues, and that encourages an ongoing, self-reflective process within the graduate student.
Immaculata University has a long tradition of preparing students for careers as mental health clinicians in a variety of institutions, organizations, and agencies dedicated to the educational, vocational, social and psychological development of the person. Based on theory, methodology and practice, the department is humanistically oriented, with a strong emphasis on values and serving others.
Accredited Psychology and Counseling Programs
The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology and the Psychology Internship Consortium have both been awarded a seven-year accreditation by the American Psychological Association.
The 60-credit Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is also in alignment with the requirements for Pennsylvania’s professional counselor licensure (LPC).
Psy.D. graduates with faculty and staff
Dr. Janet Kane, former dean of the College of Graduate Studies, receives the Sr. Kathleen Mary Burns Award from Dr. Jed Yalof, department chair & Psy.D. program coordinator.