The PhD program engages in a holistic review process () when considering applicants to the PhD Program. The criteria listed below are balanced across experience, attributes, and academic metrics, considering how specific individuals may contribute to the PhD Program as well as the broader field of clinical psychology. Background, opportunity, and evidence of compensatory factors are used to contextualize both strengths in the application, as well as weaknesses.
Applicants who are selected for admission have until April 15th to reach a decision and respond in writing. Our Department and our Clinical Program abide by the policies of APA, the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology, and the Council of University Directors of Clinical Programs, which commit us to giving candidates until April 15th to decide whether they will accept our offer. However, we hope that applicants respect this process and do not hold on to multiple offers while they are deciding on a graduate program. We appreciate hearing from applicants once they have made a decision, so that we can plan on their attendance or consider alternate candidates.
Employment opportunities range from working alone to being a member of a large production unit in universities, medical schools, scientific and medical research centers, hospitals, clinics, dental and veterinary schools, and museums of scientific history and learning such as the Smithsonian. Many illustrators pursue 'self contract' commercial markets, creating illustrations for publishing, pharmaceuticals, advertising, or physician and attorney clients in need of visual aids.
This module is designed to give students the opportunity to develop a critical awareness and understanding of psychological issues typically related to the assessment, perception, communication, management and governing of risk as it affects professional practices in such areas as public health, politics, the environment, science and technology, corporate communication, and clinical/forensic psychology.
The curriculum is grounded in dance technique studio courses, with a 32 semester-hour ballet and contemporary dance requirement and additional requirements in jazz, tap, improvisation, and alternate forms. A wide range of courses complement the program's technique component that employ dance as a vehicle for the study of the human body, the creative process, musical form, the history of world cultures, psychology, educational theory and practice, and technical design for the stage and other multi-media formats.
To receive full consideration for entry into the Ph.D. program for the Fall of the ensuing school year, ALL application materials must be received no later than December 1. Only students pursuing the Ph.D. are admitted. We do not admit students into Masters’ programs. Approximately 10 to 15 clinical students are admitted each year from 400-500 applicants, and they are distributed across the four clinical program tracks (adult, child, pediatric, and health); applicants to the clinical program should indicate the specific program track to which they are applying. The number of admissions to the developmental, evolutionary science, behavioral/cognitive neuroscience, and behavioral medicine programs vary each year. Applicants for admission to graduate study in the Department of Psychology must hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, and provide official transcripts, scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. No other supplementary materials will be reviewed.
Submission of General GRE scores (no more than five years old) is required, even if the applicant has successfully completed graduate coursework or a graduate degree at another institution. William James College’s School Code/Reporting Number is 3501. All Clinical Psychology doctoral applicants must successfully complete the following undergraduate pre-requisite courses prior to enrollment: General Psychology; Abnormal Psychology and two out of the following six courses: Developmental Psychology; Social Psychology; Personality Theories; Behavioral Statistics; Tests & Measurements; Physiological Psychology.
Instructions: What does "service to others" mean to you?
This is for an admissions essay to declare my major (applied psychology).
Topic - As members of the university community we are asked to become aware of the world in which we live and to seek to improve it through service to others. What does "service to others" mean to you?
Essay needs to be 5 paragraphs - 300-500 words.
Just a few thoughts- to me sevice to others means giving back to the community - working to help others benefit in their lives, mentoring children and teens, leadership development,.
I have spent many hours mentoring teens with everyday life situations and working as an elementary classroom volounteer for 5 years.
To apply to this program, complete an online application and submit the supplementary materials listed on the application to: Ms. Mary Mornhineway
Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology
School of Psychology (T-WH1-01)
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666-1914
Students are selected from a pool of academically qualified applicants who can contribute to the diversity of the student body. Students enrolled in the clinical psychology program come from diverse ethnic, cultural, individual and experiential backgrounds. Applications are encouraged from those identifying with cultural and/or individual areas of diversity, including (but not limited to) age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, language, national origin, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.
The PhD Program in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is expecting to admit ~four (4) new students in the fall of each year to the PhD Program. Because we are a mentor-based program, it is critical that your application reference the faculty with whom you hope to work with during your tenure at Northwestern. This page, and elsewhere throughout the website, lists the mentors who will be recruiting for the upcoming application season. Please note that this list is subject to change, so please visit this page before writing and finalizing your essays and submitting your application.
Please Note: There is a separate APA-accredited and PCSAS-accredited PhD program in clinical psychology in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (WCAS) on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University. More information on the WCAS clinical psychology program can be found on the . There are many differences between our program and the WCAS program. For example, the WCAS program operates from a clinical scientist model, whereas our program operates from a scientist-practitioner model (50% research and 50% clinical).