Clinical Psychology | Department of Psychology

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Clinical Psychology

The Clinical Psychology program is committed to a student-centered learning approach with close faculty mentorship. The program offers intensive research training in the science of Clinical Psychology via highly productive faculty research labs as well as in-depth training in the practice of Clinical Psychology under close supervision in high quality practicum sites, resulting in achievements at the program level as well as among our graduates. Additional information is provided in our Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data.

  • Program ranked 14th nationally (top 6%) on its number of publications in the most influential assessment journals1
  • Program ranked 6th nationally (top 3%) on its impact as measured by its citations in the area of assessment1
  • Program ranked 5th nationally (top 3% on its adjusted passing rate on the national licensing exam (EPPP)2
  • One of the largest psychology training clinics in the country; offering high quality, low-cost services to a diverse clientele
  • Accredited by the American Psychological Association

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our student body is characterized by diversity, broadly defined, with 30% identifying as an ethnic and/or racial minority. Faculty evidence their commitment to broad diveristy across research areas. We are a proud member of the BRIDGE Psychology Network, which aims to connect prospective students to programs that collaborate and improve initiatives that nurture inclusivity and diversity in psychology graduate programs, and encourage students to utilize anti-racist resources as part of their multicultural competency development. Resources that inform our training and pertain to diversity include:

THECB Marketable Skills

  1. Assessment evaluations
  2. Psychological diagnostics
  3. Psychotherapy interventions
  4. Measurement and psychometrics
  5. Psychological consultation

Statement on Licensure

Our program adheres to APA accreditation standards and prepares students for entry into the profession of Clinical Psychology. Given the varied and changing requirements across jurisdictions, we cannot assure, nor is it our responsibility, that graduates will meet all requirements for licensure in all states or territories. Doctoral trainess in this program are encouraged to become familiar with state licensing laws and discuss their curricular plan with their major professor and/or the DCT as needed. A compilation of licensure requirements, organized by jurisdictions, is available here and updated annually. Items highlighted in yellow reflect a change in progress or a lack of verification by the board administrator in the jurisdiction.

  1. Morey, L.C. (2010). Leading North American programs in clinical assessment research: An assessment of productivity and impact. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92, 207-211. doi: 10.1080/00223891003670133
  2. Callahan, J.L., Ruggero, C.J., & Parent, M.C. (2013). Hidden gems among clinical psychology training programs. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 7, 278-284. doi: 10.1037/a0034233

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Texas is accredited by the American Psychological Association, Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. 202-336-5979 Email: Web:

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