Category: Doctorate Program Reviews

Completing a doctoral program is a challenging-yet-rewarding accomplishment that represents reaching the heights of academic achievement. While many Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs are based in traditional modes of education, some students may not be able to access the old forms of education. Fortunately, an increasing number of colleges and universities are offering online Ph.D. […]

For many people who want to help others cope with their emotional and behavioral health issues, earning a Psy.D. is the first big step. Getting a doctoral degree in psychology, such as a Doctor of Psychology, can make graduates eligible for state psychologist licenses, which is a prerequisite for most psychologist jobs. The University of […]

As one of a tiny fraction of Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) programs that are designed to be completed online, Touro University Worldwide is unique in the psychology doctoral community. To be sure, the program may not be right for everybody (more on that later), but it could be the ideal option for many students. Let’s […]

Alaska Pacific University’s Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program is entering its 10th year of operation after enrolling students for the first time in 2011. While the program has yet to earn accreditation from the American Psychological Association, the Alaska Pacific Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology is an appealing option for one big reason — most of […]

Fuller Theological Seminary is home to a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree that’s been accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) since 1972, and the degree is one of the few Christian-centered Psy.D. degrees to earn the APA’s stamp of approval. Let’s check out all the facts and figures potential students need to know before […]

George Fox University, a Christian college in Oregon, is one of only a handful of Christian colleges and universities to have earned accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA) for its Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program. Let’s take a look at what students in Oregon and around the country need to know to decide if […]

California Southern University’s Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program is unique among online Psy.D. programs in that it’s received the stamp of approval from the California Board of Psychology as meeting the state’s educational requirements for psychologist licensure in California. What else do students need to know about this 100% online Psy.D. so they can decide […]

Ashford University’s new Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program is unusual among other Psy.D. programs across the country in one huge way — the degree can be completed entirely online. While this program may not be ideal for some students, it’s exactly perfect for others. Let’s take a look at what prospective students need to know […]

Nova Southeastern University is home to a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program that’s been accredited by the American Psychological Association for nearly 40 years. With several concentration areas and population tracks, Nova’s Psy.D. is an excellent option for those considering pursuing a Doctor of Psychology, particularly those looking to earn professional licensure once they’ve completed […]

Psychology is among the most popular fields for those considering pursuing advanced education. While most institutions that offer doctoral degrees in psychology are traditional colleges and universities, for students who seek a more focused experience, The Wright Institute’s sole academic thrust — psychology — will appeal to many prospective students. What should students know about […]

Founded in 1975 as the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, today the PGSP-Stanford Consortium, housed at Palo Alto University, brings to bear the expertise of that institution’s faculty with the outstanding reputation of instructors and faculty from the Stanford University School of Medicine. What should interested students know about this rigorous Psy.D. program before making […]

The Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology has offered an APA-accredited Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree since 1990. As the institution enters its third decade of offering this degree, many prospective students may be interested in learning what aspects of the program would best appeal to them, or what might make them think […]

Long Island University Post’s Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree program helps prepare students for practice as clinical psychologists, and LIU Post is one of the most sought-after institutions offering this particular degree in the New York area. Prospective students should learn more about the benefits and drawbacks of the program before deciding if it’s right […]

With a program history that stretches back more than 40 years, the Yeshiva University Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology is a well-established East Coast institution offering the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree. Let’s learn more about the pros and cons of this Psy.D. program, which has been accredited by the APA since the mid-1980s. About […]

Entering its second decade as an APA-accredited program, Xavier University’s Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) is one of the most well-regarded Psy.D. programs in the Midwest. What should students know about this program so they can make an informed decision about their educational future? About the Program Before we delve into the benefits and drawbacks of […]

The University of Hartford’s Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology (GIPP) has offered an APA-accredited Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree since 1991. Over the past three decades, Hartford’s Psy.D. has become one of the most sought-after in the field, so let’s learn more about the program and what aspects make it such a desired next step […]

Loyola University was the first in the state of Maryland to offer a full-time, five-year Doctor of Psychology program, which has been accredited by the American Psychological Association for the past two decades. This rigorous program is based on Loyola’s campus in Baltimore but will take students far beyond those borders as they combine classroom […]

Baylor University’s Psy.D. program first earned APA accreditation in the late 1970s, and since then, the program has remained one of the most highly regarded Psy.D. programs in the nation. What are the biggest benefits and drawbacks for prospective students interested in earning their Doctor of Psychology degree from Baylor, the largest Baptist university in […]

With more than a dozen psychology degrees offered across seven campuses located in every region of the United States, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is one of the most well-established Psy.D. hubs in the U.S. Learn more about what this institution has to offer, including its biggest benefits and if there are any drawbacks […]

With a vast network of campuses throughout the largest U.S. state, Alliant International University’s California School of Professional Psychology offers a range of options for prospective psychologists looking to earn a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree. Interested students should learn more about the positive (and not-so-positive) aspects of the locations in California offering this degree. […]

Chartered by an act of Congress in 1821, today George Washington University is the largest institution of higher learning in Washington, D.C. For nearly 25 years, GW has offered a Doctor of Psychology, or Psy.D. degree, in Clinical Psychology. The APA-accredited degree allows students to focus on one of a handful of population groups, and […]

The Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology is one of the oldest and most well-established centers for the study of human psychology, offering two Psy.D. degrees, one in clinical psychology and the other in school psychology, and serving as a hub of resources for research, instruction and care for individuals with autism […]

Walden University is a regionally accredited, online university that offers many master’s and doctoral degrees in psychology and related fields. Today, students from more than 100 countries and all 50 states pursue degrees online at this university. Other related degree subject areas are health sciences, counseling, human services, education, social work and public health. ( […]

As one of the only fully online Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) programs in the United State’s, Capella University may be ideal for students who want to continue working or who aren’t able to relocate to pursue a Psy.D. degree. What are the biggest benefits and drawbacks to this program, and what do prospective students need […]

Arizona State University offers ASU Online, which features many online graduate degrees, such as the Doctor of Behavioral Health program that is well ranked  in national surveys. It features a clinical concentration that is made to train the professional with a master’s degree in the field work in an effective manner in an integrated primary […]