Clinical Psychology | Department of Psychology

Clinical Psychology

The Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) program promotes a student-centered culture for optimal learning. Close faculty mentorship is key to training that integrates development of expert clinical practice skills with excellence in research. In addition to intenstive research training in our faculty research labs and in depth training in the practice of Clinical Psychology, the program offers elective training in three developed practice areas: Clinical Health Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Forensic Psychology. Other key program features include:

  • 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
  • Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

TECB Marketable Skills

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

Our Commitment to Diversity

The 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. Additional resources that inform our training and pertain to diversity include:

    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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