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Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology


The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program at EKU includes 120 credit-hours of course work in the theory and practice of psychology, extensive practicum experience, and a year-long full-time clinical internship. Our program includes a particular focus on preparing practitioners to work in rural communities. The curriculum provides opportunities for training in:

  • Rural mental health
  • Telehealth
  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health administration
  • School-based mental health
  • Working with traditionally underserved populations, including veterans and their families, adults and children with developmental disabilities, and individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Forensic/correctional psychology
  • Assessment and management of suicidal behavior

The Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology at EKU is Fully Accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. We were awarded this status on April 5, 2020. Our next site visit will be held in 2029. 


Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail:


Student admissions, outcomes, and other data (PDF).

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