The MA in Clinical Psychology Program’s primary goal is to prepare competent psychotherapists who can provide therapeutic services in the local community and to the larger society. To meet this goal the MA in Clinical Psychology Program emphasizes the academic, practical, and personal knowledge that will enable each graduate to become competent in diagnosis, treatment planning, and psychological interventions with individuals, couples, and families. Multicultural competence and ethical practices are also emphasized.
The MA in Clinical Psychology Program teaches the skills necessary to become competent in diagnosis, treatment planning, and psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families. The Master’s curriculum and training fulfills the academic requirements for Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) licensure in the State of California. Learn More
Graduates of the MA in Clinical Psychology program with a Concentration in Healthy Aging will become trained experts in working with older adults, their families, and caregivers in a variety of settings, such as counseling centers, mental health, social service, residential, health care, and private practice. Learn More
The Latino Mental Health Concentration trains Master’s in Clinical Psychology students who are bilingual and seek expertise in working with Latino individuals, couples, families, and groups. Learn More
MA in Clinical Psychology Program Enrollment Metrics
Includes both full-time and part-time students.
Graduation rate – % of cohort who entered in 2008 and graduated by June 30, 2012 92.7% – 4 year graduation rate.
Retention Rate (1 Year) based on 2011-12 cohort – 85.3%
Barbara M. Katz Barbara, graduated with honors from Pepperdine University School of Psychology and Education with a Masters in Counseling and has held a successful practice in the Los Angeles area for over 20 years. Learn More >