Curriculum

Preparing students for work as 
military clinical psychologists.

Preparing students for work as
military clinical psychologists.

Military Clinical Psychology Curriculum

Doctoral courses are scheduled during all three terms in an academic year. Classes are offered on weekdays as well as weekends during morning, afternoon and evening hours. Students should take courses in the proper sequence to satisfy prerequisites for advanced courses and to prepare for practicum placements. More detailed information, including course descriptions, can be found in the Adler School catalog.

YEAR ONE
Fall Term Credits = 12 Spring Term Credits = 11 Summer Term Credits = 11
PSY-623: Life Span Development (3 credits) PSY-642: Diversity and Individual Differences
(3 credits)
PSY-600:Clinical Interviewing and Basic Skills (3 credits)
PSY-645: Ethics and Professional Development in Clinical Psychology
(3 credits)
PSY-649: Psychopathology II (3 credits) PSY-656: Diversity and Community Service Seminar II (1 credit)
PSY-648: Psychopathology I (3 credits) PSY-655: Diversity and CSP Seminar I (1 credit) PSY-658: Community Service Practicum II (1 credit)
PSY-654: Diversity and Professional Development Seminar (0 credits) PSY-657: Community Service Practicum (1 credit) PSY-659: Community Psychology (3 credits)
PSY-661:Integrative Assessment I: Cognitive and Intellectual Assessment
(3 credits)
PSY-662: Integrative Assessment II: Objective Personality Assessment and Self-Report Measures (3 credits) PSY-663: Integrative Assessment III: Performance-Based Personality Assessment (3 credits)
Year Two
Fall Term Credits = 14 Spring Term Credits = 14 Summer Term Credits = 10
PSY-704: Psy.D. Qualifying Exam I (0 credits) PSY-711: Adlerian Therapy II: Psychodynamics of Psychopathology and Interventions (3 credits) PSY-724: Biological Bases of Behavior (3 credits)
PSY-709: Diagnosis and Treatment of Addictive Disorders (3 credits) PSY-720: Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy Approaches I (3 credits) PSY-739: Research Methods for Clinical Psychology I (2 credits)
PSY-710: Adlerian Therapy I: Intro to Assessment and Case Conceptualization
(3 credits)
PSY-738: Doctoral Practicum Seminar II (1 credit) PSY-752: Doctoral Practicum Seminar III (1 credit)
PSY-737: Statistics
(3 credits)
PSY-751: Doctoral Practicum Seminar II (1 credit) PSY-762: Doctoral Practicum III (1 credit)
PSY-750: Doctoral Practicum Seminar I (1 credit) PSY-761: Doctoral Practicum II (1 credit) PSY-774: Treatment Modalities for Military Clients and their Families (3 credits)
 
PSY-760: Doctoral Practicum (1 credit) PSY-772: Psychology of Combat and Conflict (3 credits)  
PSY-771: Introduction to Military Psychology
(3 credits)
PSY-790: Doctoral Clinical Qualifying Examination, Assessment (0 credits)  
Year Three
Fall Term Credits = 14 Spring Term Credits = 8 Summer Term Credits = 8
PSY-808:Cognitive-Behavioral and Behavioral Treatment Interventions in DoD & Veterans Healthcare Systems
(3 credits)
PSY-807: Mental Health Law and the Uniform Code of Military Justice (3 credits) PSY-810: Psychological Consequences Management: All Hazards (3 credits)
PSY-833: Social Psychology (3 credits) PSY-832: Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior (3 credits) PSY-835: Social Determinants of Mental Health (3 credits)
PSY-834: History and Systems (3 credits) PSY-851: Doctoral Practicum Seminar V (1 credit) PSY-852: Doctoral Practicum Seminar VI (1 credit)
PSY-850: Doctoral Practicum Seminar IV (1 credit) PSY-861: Doctoral Practicum V (1 credit) PSY-853: Doctoral Practicum VI (1 credit)
PSY-860: Doctoral Practicum IV (0 credits) PSY-890: Psy.D. Clinical Qualifying Examination-Intervention (0 credits) PSY-897:Doctoral Dissertation Proposal
(0 credits)
PSY-896: Doctoral Dissertation Preparation Seminar (0 credits)    
General Elective or Basic or Advanced Intervention Course (3 credits)    
Year Four
Fall Term Credits = 2 Spring Term Credits = 5 Summer Term Credits = 5
PSY-901: Psy.D. Dissertation I (0 credits) PSY-902: Psy.D. Dissertation II (0 credits) PSY-903: Psy.D. Dissertation III (0 credits)
PSY-950: Advanced Practicum Seminar I (1 credit) PSY-910: Supervision and Management in Clinical Psychology (3 credits) PSY-912: Psychopharmacology
(2 credits)
PSY-960: Advanced Practicum I (1 credit) PSY-951: Advanced Practicum Seminar II
(1 credit)
General Elective or Basic or Advanced Intervention Course  (3 credits)
  PSY-961:Advanced Practicum II (1 credit)  
Year Five
Fall Term Credits = 0 Spring Term Credits = 0 Summer Term Credits = 0
PSY-920: Doctoral Internship (0 credits) PSY-921: Doctoral Internship (0 credits) PSY-922: Doctoral Internship (0 credits)
PSY-998: Psy.D. Dissertation Oral Defense (0 credits)    

 

Click here to request more information.

Apply today.

Take a virtual tour.