FAQs - Psy.D.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many students do you accept each year? It varies. We have a competitive applicant pool. Learn more about our program outcomes here.

  2. Are there assistantships? Yes, there are a designated number of internships annually for which clinical students compete. The assistantships provide a small stipend as well as generous tuition remission.  Students work in a variety of capacities within the University.

  3. Do students live on campus? No, but the University has an off-campus housing arrangement with an apartment complex nearby.

  4. Can you work and still take classes? Yes, the program offers evening classes that start at 4:30 so that many of our students can work during the day.

  5. Can you do your practicum where your work? The department has specific guidelines for practica; they are done during the day, include a didactic seminar on campus, and cannot be done at your place of employment.

  6. Is the M.A. degree in Clinical Psychology part of the Psy.D. Program? Yes, if you enter with a B.S./B.A. or without any transferrable credits from a related field, you can earn the M.A. degree as you move through the Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology.

  7. How big are the classes? Some classes are around 18-20, but most are 8-12 depending on the nature of the subject.

  8. Do students get travel grants for attending conferences? Yes, there are grants available. Information is provided by the College of Graduate Studies.

  9. What jobs do your graduates have? Our graduates work in private practices, outpatient mental health facilities, hospitals, and many other job settings consistent with the competency expectations for our program graduates.

  10. How would you describe your program’s interpersonal climate? It is supportive, encouraging, and has many fine professional role models among the faculty members.

  11. Can I talk with current students about the Psy.D. program? Yes, contact Dr. Jed Yalof, department chair, at 610-647-4400 ext. 3503 or jyalof@immaculata.edu, and he will provide you with a contact person or persons currently enrolled in the Psy.D. program.

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1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345 p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
Immaculata University | Copyright ©2014 All Rights Reserved | Federal Compliance Links | Clery